Introduction to Earth Science: Investigating the History of Earth, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615305475
  • ISBN-13: 9781615305476
  • DDC: 551.7
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 88 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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It may be hard to believe that the Earth, with all the complexity and biodiversity we observe today, originated in a cloud of gas and dust. Yet much of the plant and animal life that seems so common now evolved relatively recently on the timeline of Earth's long history. The Earth's remarkable origins are chronicled in this insightful volume, which also examines the prehistoric organisms—from bacteria to dinosaurs—that populated the planet long before humans arrived.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Earth's Origins.
2: The Beginnings of Life.
3: Paleozoic Era.
4: Mesozoic Era.
5: Cenozoic Era.
6: The Future of Earth.
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