Prehistoric Journey: A History of Life on Earth

Prehistoric Journey: A History of Life on Earth

by Kirk Johnson, Richard Stucky
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555915531

ISBN-13: 9781555915537

Pub. Date: 05/23/2006

Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing

This is the story of the animals and plants that populated prehistoric Earth. It follows the journey of life from single-cell organisms to direct human ancestors.  See more details below

Overview

This is the story of the animals and plants that populated prehistoric Earth. It follows the journey of life from single-cell organisms to direct human ancestors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555915537
Publisher:
Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date:
05/23/2006
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
680,409
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction4
Ch. 2Early Life: Simple Beginnings12
Ch. 3Diversity in the Sea: Life in the Paleozoic28
Ch. 4Between Two Worlds: The First Life on Land40
Ch. 5Forests and Flight: Life in the Late Paleozoic48
Ch. 6The Time of the First Dinosaurs: The Triassic and the Jurassic62
Ch. 7The Last of the Dinosaurs: The Cretaceous80
Ch. 8Origin of Modern Animals: The Early Cenozoic102
Ch. 9Origin of the Modern World: The Late Cenozoic120
Acknowledgments and Credits138
Glossary140
Selected Bibliography142
Index143

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