09 after that nothing much happened until a little

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which in money would approximately be $826.09. After that, nothing much happened until a little over a billion years later when oxygen started to form in the atmosphere, which also formed the ozone layer this was at $436.96, this being a drastic drop. Skipping forward to 900 Ma which is about when the oldest Metazoan fossils are dated would be at $196.65 and the oldest fish fossil would be at $110.87. After this, the first land plants appeared around 458 Ma and in money it would be in $99.57. Amphibians evolved shortly after the first plants which would be around $81.52. The huge mass extinction at End of Permian Period which happened around 245 Ma would be around $53.26. The first mammals and birds would appear around $43.48-$34.78. The Atlantic Ocean first opens at $31.52. The dinosaurs went extinct and the beginning of the Cenozoic Era would be around $14.13. New discoveries of Australopithecus afarensis (Lucy) fossils from Ethiopia would be at 0.74¢. Pleistocene Ice Age would begin at 0.43¢, light from the Andromeda galaxy can still be seen today. And finally, the Age of Homo erectus fossils from Ethiopia would be at 0.13¢. Thus, showing that earth is still evolving but it takes time, LOTS of time to fully evolve. The reason I decided to compare the Earth’s event to money was that most people have a general understanding of money and the difference between it. By using money as my metaphor I was able to understand the actual gaps in the events by looking at something realistic and with an item, I am very familiar with. For instance, the difference between the appearance of the oldest evidence of life on earth to oxygen being produced is huge ($389.13)! I knew originally that it was a big gap but looking at the gap between the oldest evidence of life to oxygen being produced and the ozone being formed compared to the gap between Pleistocene Ice Age begins and Age of Homo from Ethiopia which is only 30¢, I get a better view of how the time scale is actually spaced.
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