Student Pathway

Evolution: Its Effect Throughout Geological Time and the Controversy

Your group is assigned a specific geologic time period. Locate your time period below and use the Web sites to help you with your research.

All Time Periods:

UCMP Web Time Machine
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/help/timeform.html



Cambrian Period:

SUNY Binghamton-Naslund Dept. of Geological Sciences Geology 111: The Paleozoic Era
http://www.geol.binghamton.edu/faculty/naslund/Geol.111.lect25.html



Ordovician Period (Fishes & Invertebrates):

Fauna & Flora of the Ordovician-Silurian Period
http://www.rlcst.qc.ca/en/31.html

Multicellular Organisms: The Triumph of Cooperation
http://www.rlcst.qc.ca/en/303_1.html

Coral: A Multitude of Little Stomachs
http://www.rlcst.qc.ca/en/303_2.html



Silurian Time Period (Fishes, Invertebrates, & Land Plants):

The Silurian
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/silurian/silurian.html

The Earth Before Dinosaurs
http://www.rlcst.qc.ca/index2.html



Devonian Time Period (Fishes, Invertebrates, Land Plants, & Amphibians):

DeKalb College, Clarkston, Georgia: The Devonian Period
http://www.dc.peachnet.edu/~pgore/geology/geo102/devonian.htm

Lincoln Middle School, Southern Illinois University Museum: Devonian Dictionary
http://www.museum.siu.edu/Lincoln_Middle/Devonian%20Dictionary



Mississippian Period (Fishes, Invertebrates, Land Plants, & Amphibians):

University of Ottawa Echinodermata-Crinoidea
http://biodidac.bio.uottawa.ca/Thumbnails/CRIN006P-GIF.htm

University of California, Dr. Glenn Seaborg: The Mississippian
http://seaborg.nmu.edu/earth/Mississi.html



Pennsylvanian Period (Fishes, Invertebrates, Land Plants, Amphibians, and Reptiles):

Monte Heib & Harrison Hieb Plant Fossils of W. Virginia: The Pennsylvanian Period
http://clearlight.com/~mhieb/WVFossils/PennsylvPeriod.html

The Pennsylvanian Epoch of the Carboniferous Period: 320 to 292 Million Years Ago
http://www.palaeos.com/Paleozoic/Carboniferous/Pennsylvanian.htm



Permian Period (Fishes, Invertebrates, Land Plants, Amphibians, and Reptiles):

Life of the Permian
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/permian/permlife.html

Wind Cave National Park Hot Springs, SD: Geology Driving Tour
http://www.nps.gov/wica/Geology_Driving_Tour.htm



Cretaceous Period (Fishes, Invertebrates, Land Plants, Amphibians, Reptiles, Mammals, and Birds):

The Cretaceous Period 144 to 65 Million Years Ago
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/mesozoic/cretaceous/cretaceous.html

Dinosaurs from A-Z
http://www.dinodictionary.com/



Tertiary Period (Fishes, Invertebrates, Land Plants, Amphibians, Reptiles, Mammals, and Birds):

Tertiary Period: Evolution of Mammals (66-3 mya)
http://museum.gov.ns.ca/fossils/geol/tert.htm



Quaternary Period (Beginning and Evolution of Man):

The Quaternary Period
http://www.palaeos.com/Cenozoic/Quaternary.htm

Carleton University: Homo Erectus
http://imperial.park.org/Canada/Museum/man/erectus.html

Homo erectus
http://www.mnh.si.edu/anthro/humanorigins/ha/erec.html

Homo neanderthalensis
http://www.mnh.si.edu/anthro/humanorigins/ha/neand.htm

Kharlena Maria Ramanan Neanderthals: A Cyber Perspective
http://sapphire.indstate.edu/%7Eramanank/

What Is Human Evolution?
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/biology/humanevolution/humevol.html

Early Modern Homo sapiens
http://anthro.palomar.edu/homo2/modern_humans.htm

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