Interactive Geologic Timeline Activity

In this learning activity, students use a web-based geologic timeline to examine temperature, CO2 concentration, and ice cover data to investigate how climate has changed during the last 715 million years.

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Environmental Literacy and Inquiry Working Group at Lehigh University

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Review timeline with students prior to starting lesson.

When downloading geological timeline, make students aware of the slider bar on the bottom of the timeline to extend the eras and time periods. It is difficult to see the slider in certain browsers.