Take children back in time, before dinosaurs or jellyfish, and connect them to the first tiny things that twitched in the ocean. Written in the first person, the Universe continues its tale of how things began, the challenges it faced, and how time after time, when it was almost extinguished, it managed to survive and emerge stronger and more capable.
“One eukaryote group ate sunlight. The other ate soil. They found each other and became the very first plants and fungi.” Combining story-telling skills with science, this exciting book is an excellent resource for your classroom. It covers the Earth's story from the beginning of life to the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Introduce it after children have heard the second Great Lesson. Includes a detailed time line, information on the five kingdoms of life, a glossary, and list of resources. Paperback, 48 pages. Ages 6 - 12.
Please note: This book is also part of The Universe Trilogy Set (EM12).