In this activity children create an arm-span timeline to help visualise a very long period of time. Working individually or in pairs they use their arm span to represent the whole age of the Earth, putting in key events in evolution.
This resource is part of a larger collection created to support Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure an exploration of the UK's natural history past, present and future. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs.
Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
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