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The Time of Our Life

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Mammals are some of the newest organisms to appear on Earth. Young scholars complete an activity that results in a timeline showing the appearance of different types of living organisms. Provided with a list that spans from prokaryotes to humans, they research each organism to design a timeline complete with pictures.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Create a timeline on a classroom wall showing the appearance of different types of organisms
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires devices with Internet access for research
  • Collect and prepare materials prior to the activity
Pros
  • Adaptable to different grade levels and abilities
  • Emphasizes the importance of scale when creating the timeline
Cons
  • None
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