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    Jul 15, 2019

    The Mesozoic Era: Facts on the climate, continents, plants and animals

    The Mesozoic Era-What you need to know about the climate, continents, plants and animals including the dinosaurs, the first mammals and flowers of the Mesozoic.

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    Jul 07, 2019

    The Archean: A Cooling Crust,Techtonic Activity Begins, First Life

    During The Archean Eon the crust of the earth solidifies, oceans form, tectonic activity begins, and the first prokaryot life emerges including stromatolites.

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    Jul 05, 2019

    The Hadean Time The Hellish Formation of The Earth: Fire and Brimstone

    The Hadean Time is the fiery formation of earth. No rocks from this time are still around so it is not a geologic eon. It was a time of fiery birth for earth.

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    Jul 02, 2019

    How are Fossils Formed? 6 different ways with pictures and examples

    How are fossils formed you ask? Pictures and descriptions of 6 common ways fossils can form and the conditions needed for fossilization to occur.

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    Jul 02, 2019

    The Permian Period: Pangea, Climate, life and the Great Dying

    The Permian Period: a time of great change in the climate, continents, and living things. The beginnings of mammals, and the greatest extinction ever!

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    Jul 02, 2019

    The Triassic Period: Life Recovers From The Great Dying Of The Permian

    The Triassic Period: Life recovers From the great extinction at the end of the Permian period . How did that happen? What plants and animals survived?

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    Jun 30, 2019

    VelociraptorFearsome Beast? No Turkey Sized Misunderstood Dinosaur

    Velociraptor was not the fearsome dino in the movies. That was deinonychus. It was really a turkey sized Dinosaur with feathers and an interesting story!

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    Jun 29, 2019

    The Silurian Period: Plants Move Onto Land, Giant Sea Scorpions

    The Silurian Period Giant sea scorpions, the first plants on land, coral reef builders, and the major events shaping climate and geography on earth.

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    Jun 29, 2019

    Crinoids, The Down side of the one hole system

    Crinoids be glad you’re not a crinoid these animals poop through their mouth yuck. Facts about these living fossils crinoids you’ll tell your friends about.

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    Jun 28, 2019

    The Carboniferous Period: Plants Cover The Earth

    The Carboniferous Period Climate,geography, plus tons of plants and huge insects!

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