Dating the fossil record

03 Apr

In this activity, students begin a sequencing activity with familiar items — letters written on cards.

Among the five respected museum officials, Sunderland interviewed Dr.Without a doubt, we see sudden changes in dominant fossil shapes as we ascend the geologic column, but this is not macroevolution.The species changes touted by punctuated equilibrium that we do see are either common variation of individual offspring, or adaptation of a population to differing conditions.Time factors of millions and billions of years is difficult even for adults to comprehend.However, "relative" dating or time can be an easy concept for students to learn.