An Excavation of Time

Research Resources

Your Science Textbook: All of Chapter 8

National Geographic Prehistoric Timeline (An excellent resource with pictures and text on each time period. You will need to set up a free account. Make sure to click on your period to see lots more information!)

Visit the GOMS Library Website (see all the links that our librarian, Ms. Mangels, has put together to help you with your project.)

UC Berkeley, Museum of Paleontology (Wow! Make sure you check out this resource. The timeline is easy to read. When you click on your chosen period, the website shows lots of great information related to your project.)

Download the Geologic Timeline PowerPoint (You will need to have Microsoft Powerpoint in order to open the file.)

  • Do you need the matching notes for the PowerPoint? Here are the Geologic PowerPoint notes.
  • Need to cite the PowerPoint in your Works Cited page? Just copy and paste the following–make sure to correctly format!

Bryant, Jamie. PowerPoint Lecture. “A Trip Through Geological Time.” Granite Oaks Middle School: Rocklin, CA. April 2014.

To Inspire You

Check out this Jurassic Jam that Rubicon students Josiah and Gage created for their project: Jurassic Jam