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  1. The Earth is 4.6 Billion years old • This has been broken down into 4 major time periods (Eras). • The 4 Time Eras are not equal in length. • The last one hasn’t ended yet • The first one is extremely long

  2. The Pre-Cambrian Era is the Longest. Life forms were limited to Oceans.

  3. Since the PreCambrian, 3 time Eras have seen different forms of life dominate the fossil record.

  4. Canada in early Pre-Cambrian Era

  5. Canada near end of Pre-Cambrian Era

  6. Age of Fish, Trilobites, and Amphibians

  7. Skeletons of creatures that have gills and lungs existed in this Era. Many of these creatures also had fins for swimming with small legs for land movement.

  8. Paleozoic Era.North America moved East to meet Europe to form PANGEAAppalachian (eastern Mountains) build up

  9. Paleozoic Era.North America moved East to meet EuropeAppalachian (eastern Mountains) build up

  10. Age of Reptiles

  11. Mesozoic Era.North America moves West Rocky (western Mountains) build

  12. Mesozoic Era.North America moves West Rocky (western Mountains) build

  13. Age of Mammals

  14. We currently live in a time of ICE Ages in the Cenozoic ERA 10,000 years ago ice covered this area

  15. We are in a time of high temperature and low ice volume…. that has happened before.

  16. When will the ice come back? Lets hope that it won’t be as fast as …… The day after tomorrow

  17. Canada (Present Time).North America moves West Rocky (western Mountains) build