This zip file includes several pieces of information for a unit discussing clues to Earth's past.
A 26 page SMART Notebook file about Geologic Time Scale- precambrian, cambrian explosion, mesozoic, cenozoic, etc. Includes lots of color and pictures.
This same file is also in here as a PDF if you prefer
A student lab sheet regarding ice core data with cupcakes. You bake cupcakes with several colors inside, and students take ice core data with straws.
A graphic organizer about relative age dating, along with a relative age dating picture folder so students can cut and glue corresponding pictures. Discusses: superposition, original horizontality, lateral continuity, inclusions, and cross cutting relationships. Also includes unconformities (all 3 types), and index fossils.
The graphic organizer goes with a Prezi presentation (link to access this is also included)
A toilet paper lab about how vast the geologic time scale is. Students love this!
A Teacher and student edition of a smartnotebook about Uniformitarianism and ice core data sampling.
Great, clues to Earth's past comprehensive unit for earth science.