NGSS MS-ESS1-4 Geologic Time Scale Worksheet
Worksheet. Students will define the geologic time scale and describe how fossils were used to organize the geologic time scale. Illustrate and label two possible causes of mass extinction. Discuss the difference between relative and absolute rock ages. Hypothesize what criteria will be used to mark the end of the current era. Evaluate the assumption that theories and laws that describe the natural world operate today as they did in the past. What does this tell us about the past?
Answer key included. Check out my NGSS MS-ESS1-4 Geologic Time Scale PowerPoint for a resource on TPT.
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