This From the Cambrian Explosion to the Great Dying video also includes:
Life before the dinosaurs was pretty amazing—and very fragile! Discover what Earth was like for Cambrian creatures, from the smallest ocean-dwellers to the first land animals. A video from an extensive biology playlist explores how early life lived and died during a tumultuous time in Earth's past.
- Create research groups and assign a different event to each one
- The video works well in both life science and earth science classes
- Some general understanding of how the fossil record is used is helpful for viewing the resource
- The video moves quickly, so it might be beneficial to pause and recap at the end of each segment
- The video is full of fascinating facts and images
- Shows each event on a time scale to help viewers keep them in perspective