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Geologic Time and the Development of Earth

Can you count to 1000? How long would it take? How about a million, which is a thousand thousands? A billion? (a thousand million) Earth is 4.65 billion years old. By the way, 4.65 billion seconds = 8,847 years!

Palaeontology - Discovering Past Life

Imagine digging in your back garden or at the beach and coming across a rock that doesn't quite look like a rock - a fossil, perhaps!