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Geological Event Timeline

If all geological time  were as long as the STAR WARS saga ( 794 min) , then the following events would happen at .00000017 minutes per year, .17 minutes per 1 million years.

MYA= Million Years Ago
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
1 0 0 (Today)
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos.

Today, the earth has given humans and animals the ability to live peacefully. However, fossil fuels and greenhouse gases are always being excreted through the air and the earth may not be able to give the resources we need, if people continue to trash the environment.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
 2 .000002 of a minute
14
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Our mothers had given birth to us 14 years ago, and we have been introduced into this extraordinary world.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
 3 .0017
10,000
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 


The last ice age ends.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
 4 .002 12,000
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

The first cats are domesticated.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
 5 .0025
15,000
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

A massive sheet of ice covers up most of northern United States.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
6 .007 40,000
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Humans migrate to the Americas.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
7 .034 200,000
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Homo sapiens evolve into more present day featured human structures.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
8 .043 250,000
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Early humans used limonite rocks to create color and powdered color for art.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
9 .07 400,000
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Humans learn to control fire.
Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
10 .086 500,000
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Humans use spears to hunt animals. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
11 .1 of a minute
600,000
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Fossils appear in Ethiopia and are from the homo erectus age. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
12 .34 of a minute
2 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life o
n Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

The Pleistocene ice age gets under way and begins. This is the most recent ice age.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
13 2.9 minutes 17 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

The formation of the Grand Canyon is under way and begins.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
14 8 minutes
50 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

The primitive monkey or apes have evolved into extraordinary mammals.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
15 11 minutes 65 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Around 65 million years ago, the dinosaurs finally become extinct. Most scientists agree that a meteor wiped them all out. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
16 22 minutes 130 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Angiosperm flowers began appearing. These flowers reproduce with male and female reproductive parts just like students learn today. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
17 27 minutes
160 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 


The first real birds start to appear in the world with wings.
 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
18 34 minutes
200 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

The first mammals start to appear after the extinction. This is most likely due to the lack of predators that can eat the tiny mammals and how the mammals finally started to evolve. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
19 43 minutes 250 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

A huge mass extinction occured and wiped out 95% of the living organisms.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
20 51 minutes
300 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Suprisingly, the first insects with wings evolved 300 million years ago. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
21 79 minutes
458 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

458 million years ago, the oldest and first land plants are around.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
22 88 minutes
510 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

510 million years ago, the oldest fossil fish had been around.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
23 110 minutes
640 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Due to massive amounts of greenhouse gas and carbon being released, a massive volcanic eruption hits the earth by storm and heats up the frozen earth 640 million years ago. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
24 111 minutes
645 MYA 
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

About 650 million years ago, the continents of earth became massively frozen. People refer this period of earth as "snowball earth."

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
25 258 minutes
1500 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

About 1,500 million years ago, the eukaryotic cell organisms start to develop. These are multicelluar organisms. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
26 354 minutes
2,000 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

The first ozone layer or oxygen filled atmosphere form 2,000 million years ago. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
27 604 minutes
3,500 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

Prokaryotic cells and organisms start to appear 3,500 million years ago. These are single celled organisms. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
28 655 minutes
3,800 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 

The first and oldest evidence for life as we know it was 3,800 million years ago.

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
29 673 minutes 3,900 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 
 

The oldest crustal rocks are found and dated around 3,900 million years ago. 

 Event #  Your Analogy Value Years Ago 
30 794 minutes 4,600 MYA
Description of Events that Affected Life on Earth. Also Include Picture or Videos. 
image/video

The planet earth as we know it had been formed about 4,600 million years ago. Most scientists believe in the Big Bang theory for the formation of our interesting planet.