How Many Mass Extinctions Have There Been?
|Link to Resource:||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aO9mOAKXvJs|
|Resource Type:||Teaching Media; Videos or Animations|
|Summary:||"This video clip is about mass extinctions. In the late 1970s, a scientist by the name of Jack Sepkoski embarked on the most ambitious fossil hunt ever. He created a chart that shows what is today called """"The Big Five Mass Extinctions."""" The chart is still used today by paleontologists, but is looked at with many different views and theories."|
|Earth Science Big Ideas:||Big Idea 2|
|NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:||LS4.A|
|NGSS Performance Expectations:||3-LS4-1; MS-LS4-1; MS-LS4-2|
|NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:||Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)|
|NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:||Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity|
|Subjects:||6-8; 9-12; elementary school; extinction; fossil; high school; history; k-5 geosource; middle school; paleontology|
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