Absolute and relative dating worksheets
Determining the Age of Rocks and Fossils, University of California, Berkeley.
This 9-12-grade activity introduces students to age dating with exercises using relative and absolute dating. Links to various activities and lesson plans concerning relative and absolute dating. Content information about absolute and relative dating methods used by the U.
The resources below vary in content, but may prove useful throughout the year.
In this topic we look at the beginnings of astronomy and see how technology has allowed mankind to gain a better understanding of our Universe.
We will focus on the heliocentric model and learn about how Earth fits into the Solar System, Galaxy and Universe.
This group is dedicated to providing information about the scientific method as it concerns the idea of evolution in the Creation/Evolution debate.
The site provides background information about stratigraphic principles and relative time, biostratigraphy (using fossils for relative dating), and radiometric dating.