Imagine a vast grassy plain covered with massive herds of elephants, bison and camels stretching as far as the eye can see. Lions, tigers, wolves and later, humans hunt the herds on their huge summer migration. Where is this? This was the Bay Area during the close of the last Ice Age. Take a trip to a time when the San Francisco Bay was just a riverbed, 20,000 to 10,000 years ago.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Cenozoic Era - The Age of Mammals.
To predict the main ideas of the text based on context clues, to generate questions about a given topic and to organize and review the knowledge learned about the topic using the SQ3R strategy.
Covers violent behavior in primates and how this relates evolutionarily to humans. Looks at the scientific method and assumptions and prejudices people have brought to research.
Covers attempts to back breed aurochs through the use of genetics and back breeding. Looks at efforts to restore wild areas of Europe by reintroducing the historical herbivore of the ecosystem.
Addresses the use of the term “living fossils” pointing out that organisms change genetically if not phenotypically, thus “Living Fossil” is a misnomer. Provides another angle from which to understand natural selection.
This study guide gives a brief overview of important eras in Earth's history: the Late Precambrian Era, Cambrian explosion, Paleozoic Era, Permian extinction, Mesozoic Era, and Cenozoic Era.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras.