This PowerPoint lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards:
STANDARD 7 - The Earth
"The teacher understands the dynamic nature of the Earth and recognizes that its features and structures result from natural processes.
Knowledge Indicators - The teacher:
7C. understands the scope of geologic time and the continuing physical changes of the Earth through time.
7D. understands the interrelationships between living organisms and Earth's resources."
PowerPoint lesson III in the unit "Geologic Time." The lesson describes in detail the events in Mesozoic and Cenozoic life and landforms in middle/recent Earth history.
A separate student PowerPoint worksheet is also available as an outline to this lesson.
A class activity is included at the end of each Earth/Space presentation and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at kahoot.it is also included as a link in the last slide.
PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain slide-sorter notes for the instructor based on student most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
* All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire reviews; student worksheets/activities and assessments can be found under "Earth/Space Complete Unit Geologic Time."
Terms/concepts covered in this lesson include:
Chicxulub impact crater
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