The scale of geological time can be a nearly impossible concept to grasp! In this activity, patrons investigate timelines by making a personal timeline of their lives, and then compare it to the geological timeline included in the activity guide.
|Hints for uses in your library||Butcher paper, or other large sheets of paper, are necessary for this activity, for people to use to trace their arm span from fingertip to fingertip|
American Geosciences Institute
NASA: Mission Geography
The Geological Society of America
USGS: What are Sedimentary Rocks?
USGS: What are Metamorphic Rocks?
USGS: What are Igneous Rocks?
|Originating Source||Earth Science Week|
[Suggest a book]
Geology by Boy Scouts of America
Rocks by Melanie Ostopowich
The Rock Cycle by Rebecca E Hirsch
The Rock Cycle by Rebecca Pettiford
Sedimentary Rocks by Rebecca E Hirsch
Metamorphic Rocks by Richard Spilsbury
Igneous Rocks by Lisa Owings