This 32 slide powerpoint outlines the history of our planet focusing on the topics below. I present this material before my unit on evolution (see these 3 powerpoints titled "Mechanisms of Evolution, Evidence for Evolution, and Patterns of Evolution" on TpT).
1. How the Earth was Born
2. An Unrecognizable Planet: The 1st Billion Years
3. Setting the stage for Life as We Know It
4. The Rise of Eukaryotes and Multicellular Life on Planet Earth
5. The Last 500 Million Years: A Surge in Variation and Complexity
6. The Rise of Humanity: Where we've been, Where we are, and Where we're going...
As always, I include numerous visuals and graphics in my presentations as a means of maximizing interest and enthusiasm among all students.
If you like my presentation style, please check out my other PowerPoint material. I have over 70 lecture presentations covering a wide range of physical, earth, and life science topics. Thanks for Looking!