tipping points in earth’s history:

Books, POSTERS and crafts

These resources will make the process of science real for students through engaging imagery and hands on activities. The list below includes links, suggested grade levels, and short descriptions. For more detail, click the title of each resource. Contact us to order copies at scooper@ldeo.columbia.edu or download your own for free.



Into the Crater of Doom

  • Illustrated book the asteroid impact 66 million years ago that caused dinosaurs and many other species to go extinct. Readers will also learn about the scientific research expedition to the impact crater that helped us learn more about the mass extinction


Antarctic Log Comic

  • Illustrated comic booklet, explores the West Antarctic Ice Sheet History and its significance on future climate change.



Blast from the Past

  • This poster’s vivid images and clear text portray the story of a large asteroid that collided with Earth sixty five million years ago at the present-day site of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.
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