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Earth's History Interactive Notebook - Distance Learning

Grade Levels
5th - 10th, Homeschool
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38 pages
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The Earth Science Interactive Notebook: A Trip Through Earth’s History chapter showcase student’s ability to:

  • Explain how fossils form
  • Identify different types of fossils
  • Describe how geologists determine the relative age of rocks
  • Explain how index fossils are useful to geologists
  • Explain how radioactive dating is useful
  • Describe different units of Geological Time Scale and how it is used
  • Explain how Earth’s features formed over time
  • Describe major eras and periods after the Precambrian

Each activity enables students to process the information given by the teacher then allows them to use self-direction to apply their new knowledge. The engaging activities always vary in order for all students to use and benefit from different learning styles. Activities included correlate with the Next Generation Science Standards.



A Trip Through Earth’s History includes the following concepts:

  • Fossils
  • Determining Age of Rocks
  • Geological Time Scale
  • Earth’s Eras

Each concept shares:

  • Actual photos of both the INPUT and OUTPUT pages of Science Interactive Notebook
  • Instructions on how to create/use/complete activity for OUTPUT side
  • Mini-Quizzes for each concept to check students’ understanding
  • Answer Keys for all mini-quizzes
  • Appendix with Teacher Notes for Interactive Notebook in LARGE print.

Check out these chapters also offered by Nitty Gritty Science:

Earth Science Interactive Notebook – Astronomy and Space Science.

Earth Science Interactive Notebook – Forces That Shape the Earth.

Earth Science Interactive Notebook – Plate Tectonics.


Want more Science Interactive Notebooks? Life Science and Physical Science also available:

Life Science Interactive Notebook – The COMPLETE Bundle for the ENTIRE YEAR

The Complete Physical Science Interactive Notebook

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