Proterozoic Eon: Timeline & Facts


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What is the time frame for the Proterozoic Eon?

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1. What was the name of the supercontinent that occurred during the Proterozoic Eon?

2. What organism evolved from cyanobacteria into single cell organisms with a nucleus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will find out what you know about the Proterozoic Eon. Supercontinents and snowball Earth are some of the topics in the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Snowball Earth
  • Time frame for the Proterozoic Eon
  • Supercontinent that formed during the Proterozoic Eon
  • Organisms that evolved from cyanobacteria

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Proterozoic Eon
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify organisms that evolved during this eon
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about snowball Earth in a different light

Additional Learning

For more, review the lesson Proterozoic Eon: Timeline & Facts. Objectives covered include:

  • Details snowball Earth
  • Explains plate tectonics
  • Covers the evolution of organisms in the ocean
  • Explores the end of the eon