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Life History Event Timeline

APES LIFE HISTORY ANALOGY If all of life's history (3.7 billion years) were the distance from the east coast to the west coast of the United States, then the following events would happen at


 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
1 3,000 miles (San Diego, CA) 0

            Earth today, in 2012.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
 2  2,999.99999 miles 16 years
             

We were born into the world.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
 3  2,999.999 miles  50 years

Space travel began.  

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
 4  2,999.998 miles 160,000 thousand years
 


Homosapiens appear.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
 5  2,999.97 miles 400,000 thousand years


Humans start hunting with spears.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
6 2,998.7 miles 2 million years
 

Beginning of the Ice age: first tool-making humans appear.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
7 2,996 miles 6 million years

First upright walking hominins appear.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
8 2,971 miles 45 million years

Earth's days are 24 hours long.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
9 2,959 miles 63 million years

Appearance of placental mammals.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
10 2,957 miles 67 million years

Volcanic eruptions start in India.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
11 2,929 miles 110 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Crocodiles appear.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
12 2,923 miles 120 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Global Warming effects start to take place.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
13 2,911 miles 140 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Creataceous period: Extinction of 80% of dinosaurs and many marine families.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
14 2,905 miles 150 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 




First birds appear.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
15 2,886 miles 180 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

 

North America seperates from Africa.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
16 2,879 miles 190 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 
 

Jurassic Period: Ago of dinosaurs.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
17 2,872 miles 201 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 
 

Mass extinction of 20% of all marine families.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
18 2,870 miles 205 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

First evidence of mammals.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
19 2,850 miles 235 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Triassic Period: Extinction of 35% of animal families, including many reptiles.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
20 2,825 miles 275 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 



Permian period: Extinction of 95% of marine species, including trees and amphibians.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
21 2,803 miles 310 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 




First reptiles appear.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
22 2,790 miles 330 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 
 

Carboniferous Period: First winged insects.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
23 2,777 miles 350 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Beginning of Karoo Ice Age.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
24 2,771 miles 359 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Meteor Impact in Austrailia.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
25 2,761 miles 375 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Vertebrates with legs appeared.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
26 2,735 miles 416 million years
 




Devonian period: Extinction of 70% of marine species.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
27 2,732 miles  420 million years

Silurian Period: First insects and plants appear on land.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
28 2,718 miles 443 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 



Mass extinction of many invertebrates.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
29 2,716 miles 445 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Ordovician period: Extinction of 50% of animal species.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
30 2,713 miles 450 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Start of Andean-Saharan Ice Age.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
31 2,653 mils 545 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Cambrian period: organisms begin to be fossilized.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
32 2,630 miles 580 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Development of soft-bodied organsims.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
33 2,624 miles 590 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Metor hits Southern Austrailia.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
34 2,617 miles 600 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Earth's days are 20.7 hours long.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
35 2,586 miles 650 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Mass extinction of 70% of sea plants.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
36 2,522 miles 750 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

The last magnetic reversal ends.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
37 2,426 miles 900 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 



 Oldest Metazoan fossils discovered.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
38 2,362 miles 1000 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Multicellular organisms appear.  

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
39 2,235 miles 1200 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

 Spore and Gamete formation indicates start of sexual reproduction.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
40 2,043 miles 1500 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

 Eukaryotic Cells appear.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
41 1,852 miles 1800 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Complex single-celled life appears.  

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
42 1,709 miles 2023 milion years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

 Meteor Impact in South Africa.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
43 1,596 miles 2200 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

 Organisms capable of aerobic respiration appear.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
44 1,469 miles 2400 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

 Start of Huronian Ice Age.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
45 1,405 miles 2500 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

 First oxygen is discovered in the oceans and the atmosphere.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
46 575 miles 3800 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

 Oldest evidence of life recorded.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
47 511 miles 3900 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

 Oldest dated rocks discovered.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
48 163 miles 4445 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 
            

Tides cause moon to permanently face Earth.  

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
49 160 miles 4450 million years
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 
 

 Moon was created through the collision of Earth and a planetoid.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
50 0 miles (Jacksonville, Florida) 4700 million years
 
 

 Microorganisms and cells appear in fossil record. Pangea, mega-continent, occupies most of earth's surface.

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