The Geologic Record: Definition & Timeline


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What is the name of the first eon?

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1. What is the name of the eon we currently live in?

2. Which of the following is true about the Archaean eon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will assess your comprehension of the geologic record. The quiz will test you on things like the first eon and the one in which we currently live.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these resources to:

  • Analyze the Archaean eon
  • Explain the Paleozoic eon
  • Identify the three eras of a given eon

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the geologic record
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the eon in which we currently live and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first eon

Additional Learning

Understand this subject on the geologic record with this helpful lesson called The Geologic Record: Definition & Timeline which will cover the following study points:

  • Define geologic record
  • Understand how it is used to determine things about different periods of time
  • Analyze each period and determine some of its characteristics