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How Much is a Billion

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Overview:
In this activity, students get a sense of how big a billion really is, which is necessary in order to understand deep time.

Author/Source:
Monk, Anne

Grade level:
3-5

Time:
variable

Concepts:
Correspondence to the Next Generation Science Standards is indicated in parentheses after each relevant concept. See our conceptual framework for details.

  • Life has been on Earth for billions of years.

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