Science - Mrs. Schuman

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  Earth as seen on July 6, 2015 from a distance of one million miles by a NASA scientific camera

Unit #3 Essential Question:

What can reading the rocks and fossils tell scientists about Earth’s history?

  Students will learn how fossils are formed and how they are clues about past environments on Earth.  We will explore how geologists use relative age dating to determine the basic age of rocks and fossils.   Students will learn about the basic structure of the Geologic Time Scale and significant extinction events. 


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