How to Make Timelines in Google Sheets

You can now make timelines directly within Google Sheets. Learn how in less than three minutes. 

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  • Start/End Date 0:09
  • Event Title & Description 0:20
  • Color for Timeline Events 0:26
  • Create Your Timeline 0:38
  • Settings 1:04
  • Event Cards 1:27
  • Group Event Cards 2:03
  • Google Sheets Timeline Template 2:34

Google Sheets Timeline Template

If you’d like to make the setup of this activity a little easier for your students, check out this great template made by Eric Curts. It has a tab for directions and a sheet set up with column headings that match the timeline settings. 

Other Options for Making Timelines

If you’re looking for other options, check out the timeline makers below.

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