ESS1C - The History of Planet Earth

Next Generation Science Standards Earth Science Disciplinary Core Idea 1C:  The History of the Planet Earth

In this video Paul Andersen explains in more detail the history of the Earth. He shows how the history of the Earth is written in the rocks that are built up over time. Fossils allow us to compare different rock layers relative to one another and the absolute radiometric dating allows scientists to identify the specific age of individual rocks.