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Explore Deep Time - Add some real life to your teaching of deep time by using this resource-packed CD-ROM. Contains teacher notes, reproducible student activities, colorful diagrams, images, models, and more!
This resource has been developed by school teachers and the matierals are curriculum linked to standards (Grades 5-8, 9-12). On Sale! $9.95. Available from the Geological Society of America, (303) 357-1000, 1-888-443-4472 (toll free), 303-357-1071 (fax).

Interactive Internet Sites

Geologic Time: The Story of a Changing Earth - examines the history of Earth. Learn about the formation of Earth, dating the age of rocks, geologic time, plate tectonics, climate change, ocean circulation, evolution, extinction, ecology, and topics related to paleobiology. (SI)
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/paleo/geotime/
Timeline of the Universe - is an online tutorial that traces the 15-billion-year history of the universe. It starts with the Big Bang and discusses the formation of elements in stars, planetary systems, Earth-like planets, and Jupiter-like planets. The "chemistry of life" is also examined. (NASA)
http://origins.jpl.nasa.gov/library/poster/poster.html
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
A new 20,000 square foot dinosaur museum in Woodland Park, Colorado. Exhibits include huge marine reptiles, pterosaurs, remarkable dinosaurs, a visible working fossil lab, educational activities, interactive children's area.
www.rmdrc.com
Understanding Geologic Time - introduces students to geologic time, the evidence for events in Earth's history, relative and absolute dating techniques, and the significance of the geologic time scale. Need computer access, adaptable to elementary.
www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/education/explorations/tours/geotime/index.html
Learning From the Fossil Record - A collection of informative papers and activities to assist teachers in using paleontology and related fields to teach major concepts in science. They also help to tell part of the story of the Earth.
www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fosrec/Learning.html
Who's On First - A relative age dating activity.
www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fosrec/BarBar.htm

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