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Apologia General Science, Module 8, Uniformitarianism and Catastrophism

What we did at Sahm-I-Am

Quizlet M8

Try a Bite of Trilobite! (I used Pepperidge Farm lemon cookies)
Trilobite Model - print on cardstock

(1)  p. 189-194, Uniformitarianism and the Geological Record
Those who believe in uniformitarianism believe this is how to get the geological column.

How Uniformitarianists view Index Fossils

The truth about the geological column  =)


(2)  p. 195-197, Uniformitarianism and Evolution


(3) p. 197b-202, Catastrophism and the Geological Record
Mt. St. Helens - examples of stratified layers in short spans of time, not millions of years.


(4)  p. 202b-206, Catastrophism and the Fossil Record


(5) p. 206-210a, Uniformitarianism or Catastrophism: Which is Better?
trilobite, coelacanth (SEE-luh-canth)


(6) p. 210-213, Evolution: Another Weakness of Uniformitarianism