Educator Resources

In Zircons, Scientists plumb ancient mineral crystals to understand Earth's earliest era.

This feature can be used to illustrate the process of science. It shows scientists making hypotheses about conditions of the early Earth based on evidence found in zircons. (Read more about The Scientific Process.)

This Classroom Discussion Activity can be used to connect your students to the process of science, highlight overarching scientific themes, and enhance comprehension of the story.