Geologic Time Scale Unit



This unit provides students with an opportunity to dive a bit deeper into Earth’s geologic history. Students use the Earth Science Reference Tables to understand the concept of geologic time scales. Typically, students have already learned about geologic sequencing, index fossils, and how to correlate outcrops of our past prior to completing this mini-unit.

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The following items are included in this unit:

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Geologic History PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Geology History using the ESRT PowerPoint Presentation
  • Sequence of Events Lab & Answer Key
  • Printable Geologic History of NYS Table (ESRT)
  • Geologic History of NYS Scavenger Hunt Activity & Answer Key
  • Geologic Time Lab & Answer Key
  • Geologic History Quiz & Answer Key
  • Geologic Time Scale Project PowerPoint Presentation
  • Geologic Time Scale Project & Rubric


Grade Levels: 7th – 12th
Total Pages: 90+
Teaching Duration: 1 Week

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