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Published: 29.04.2017

This activity can be adapted for older students, but is used in an 8th grade earth science classroom. Unit 13a Fossil record and geologic time scale View more PowerPoint from Olympus High School — Jeff Taylor.

Relative Dating * * * * * * * * * I. Relative Dating Relative Dating is when you give the age of a rock or fossil compared to another rock or fossil.

See our Privacy Policy and User Agreement for details. Once students are in their groups, with supplies, and general directions are given, they are on their own for doing their runs. Usually takes one or two class periods.

Then students take the class data and create a graph comparing the number of parent isotopes to the number of half-lives.

Students will understand how scientists use half-lives to date the age of rocks. The Teaching Geologic History Packet is now available. Daughter isotopes are represented by the M side down stable. Published on Dec 9,

Laws of Relative Rock Dating

Then touch the shoulders of students and have them step out of the "huddle" and stand around the outside of the room. I also have sketches copyrighted that I also run off as game pieces. Good way to review the main geological and biological characteristics of the Eras. Clipping is a handy way to collect and organize the most important slides from a presentation.

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