Once in a Million Years: Teaching Geologic Time

Susan E. Lewis, Kristen A. Lampe, Andrew J. Lloyd, ActionBioscience.org

Helping students understand the magnitude of geologic time:
* strengthens student understanding of biological concepts
* illustrates not just when things happened but also how they are interconnected
* identifies and addresses common misperceptions

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Geoscience
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources
Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time, Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning