Earth's History

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Simply put, a fossil is the remains or evidence of any creature or plant that once lived on the Earth. Now let's look at the long answer.

Fossil collecting is a way to connect with the past. There’s something mysterious and powerful about holding a 400-million-year-old creature in the palm of your hand.

Timeline showing the geological evolution of Earth, with brief explanations of each period

Excellent interactive tool for a review of of various geologic eras, as well as the formation and structure of the earth and it's atmosphere.

Information on the earths atmosphere. What types of gases are found in a pie chart.

An animated view of the Earth as it goes through each era with continental drift.