To give an outline of the late Precambrian period, overview in the evolution during the Paleozoic Era and Cenozoic Era, and why the Mesozoic Eras is called the age of the dinosaurs. This is a direct instruction lesson, with a timeline activity and critical questions.
Direct instruction on how the composition of Earth's air had changed to include oxygen.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Late Precambrian Period.
This Possible Sentences strategy activates prior knowledge of specific science content by creating sentences using pairs of key vocabulary words.
To organize information and provide a visual representation that shows how factors (causes) produce an effect using a Cause and Effect Diagram.
Looks at how the ecology and evolution of the horseshoe crab led to compounds useful to medicine.
Covers the importance of soft-bodied fossils and what scientists learn from them, also looks at the fossil record, fossilization and adaptive radiations.
Looks at velvet worms as an example of an old body form that still persists in some ecosystems. Seeks to get students to consider the basis of science and question their existing perceptions on the organization of life.
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 Late Precambrian Period.