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Evolution: The geological time scale – Mnemonic

by Ramneet Kaur
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 Evolution: The geological time scale

ERAS:

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  • Precambrian (the era of early life).

  • Paleozoic (the era of ancient life).

  • Mesozoic (age of reptiles & gymnosperms).

  • Cenozoic: (age of mammals & angiosperms).

PERIODS:

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  • Cambrian,

  • Ordovician (the age of invertebrates),

  • Silurian,

  • Devonian (the age of fishes, abundance of tree ferns),

  • Carboniferous (the age of amphibians, 1st seed plants appeared),

  • Permian (origin of conifers),

  • Triassic,

  • Jurassic (the age of reptiles, dominance of gymnosperms),

  • Cretaceous (dominance of flowering plants).

 EPOCHS of the Cenozoic era:

Cenozoic: age of mammals & angiosperms.

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  • Paleocene,

  • Eocene,

  • Oligocene,

  • Miocene,

  • Pliocene,

  • Pleistocene,

  • Holocene:

Present day: Phanerozoic Eon, Cenozoic Era, Quaternary Period, Holocene Epoch.

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12 comments

sumanjali January 17, 2017 - 8:50 pm

very help full thank uu

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Ramneet Kaur January 17, 2017 - 9:16 pm

Thanks!

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Ashutosh singh February 9, 2018 - 7:49 pm

Thank you thank you very much 😃

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Ramneet Kaur February 9, 2018 - 7:50 pm

Welcome

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Sparsh Daisy June 24, 2018 - 3:16 pm

Hey !! THATS just Fantastic 😊

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Ramneet Kaur June 24, 2018 - 10:32 pm

Thanks

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Vedanti October 7, 2018 - 1:40 am

Thank you so much…it’s really helpful 😊

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Ramneet Kaur October 7, 2018 - 7:18 am

Welcome

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Shailendra Singh October 11, 2018 - 6:58 pm

It is just awesome.

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Ramneet Kaur October 11, 2018 - 7:42 pm

Thanks

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Rajat January 5, 2019 - 7:09 pm

but you can also tell us the fascinating way to relate all these eras and epochs by the way we know this but still you can tell us the better way to relate all these along with the order of all these …thanks for the trick also

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Jevo October 5, 2019 - 4:17 pm

Ma’am can I have a clearer picture of the geologic time scale?

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