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Subject: Science - Biological and Life Sciences - Science - Earth science - Science - Geology - Science - Natural History - Science - Paleontology - Social Studies - Geography
Title: Physical Characteristics of Places: The Fossil Record      Add Bookmark
Description: This Xpeditions lesson asks students to consider how the movement of the Earth's tectonic plates alters the physical characteristics of places over geologic time. They investigate how climate has changed in specific world regions since the time of the dinosaurs and write paragraphs explaining their findings.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



Subject: Science - Earth science - Science - Geology - Social Studies - Geography
Title: Layers of the Grand Canyon       Add Bookmark
Description: In this Xpeditions lesson, after learning the basics of how the Grand Canyon was formed, students investigate the canyon's layers and learn about the geologic time periods when they were deposited. They conclude by writing newspaper articles from the perspective of scientists researching the canyon's layers.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



Subject: Science
Title: Fossils and Geologic Time      Add Bookmark
Description: This Science NetLinks lesson helps students understand the development of the geologic time scale. It also introduces students to the major time periods in Earth's history, as well as to the role fossils play in helping us understand this history.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



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