In The Make, students will:

In The Make, students will complete three activities to construct an explanation, based on evidence from rock strata, for how the geologic time scale is used to organize Earth’s history.

Students will:

  1. Observe a demonstration of rock layers to discover the Law of Superposition.
  2. Conduct a mystery word sequencing activity to apply the Law of Superposition.
  3. Apply their knowledge of the Law of Superposition to sequence fossil cards in a rock column, and construct an explanation for how the column can show the progression of life on Earth

Time Required: 140 minutes