Curriculum Collections: Understanding Geologic Time

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Dinosaur bones in Drumheller, Alberta

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  • Classroom Activities

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American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)

Description: 

Students may be able to tell you how long ago dinosaurs lived, but it is difficult to conceptualize that enormous amount of time. The following activity will help students gain an understanding of geologic time.

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2005

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No

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