Banner: Earth Timeline Activity and Watery Worlds

Banner: Earth Timeline Activity and Watery Worlds

  • Daytime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Inside Venue
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
When in Earth's history did life develop?
How long did it take for complex life to develop?
What can these answers tell us about the type of life we might find on other planets?

Guess when various kinds of organisms first developed in the history of Earth. Then reveal actual timeline of life. The early development of simple life and the relatively late development of complex life changes many people's ideas of what alien life may look like.

The back of this banner has an overview of the watery worlds of our Solar System. Or download that separately below.


Video

Earth Timeline

Demonstration of the activity.

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Daytime Event
Daytime Event
Nighttime Event
Nighttime Event
Inside Venue
Inside Venue
Outside Venue
Outside Venue
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