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In this lesson students will experience how geological and biological events have occurred in a clear sequence of vast but measured time. Students are taken on a simulated voyage backward in time, to the beginning of our planet. They witness that beginning, the origin of life, and a number of key events leading to the present. This becomes a dramatic experience, involving body and mind, helping students to relate physically at least to the relative timing of events in geological and biological history, if not to the absolute vastness of that time.

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    • Grade 1
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    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
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    • Grade 6
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    • Grade 10

    Keywords:

    Space Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003230152024T,Astronomy,History of science,NSDL,Chemistry,Geology,Middle School,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,High School,Space sciences,Physical sciences,History/Policy/Law,Geologic time,Physics,Geoscience,Earth science

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    English

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