Relative dating activity worksheet

Published: 31.03.2017

By correlating fossils from various parts of the world, scientists are able to give relative ages to particular strata. The geological time scale.

SW Science 10 Unit 6 Relative Dating Worksheet Name: the relative dating law that you used to determine which bed was older and which was younger.

National Science Education Standards: Using the absolute dating principles provided in Phase 1 of the lesson, students will make decisions of which artifacts to send to a lab for absolute dating. Adjectives Worksheets Adverbs Worksheets Grammar Worksheets Nouns Worksheets Pronouns Worksheets Punctuation Worksheets Verbs Worksheets. Shelled, amoeba-like organism NAME:

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Primitive armored fish; extinct. Snails and relatives; many living species. Primitive armored fish; extinct NAME: Time factors of millions and billions of years is difficult even for adults to comprehend. The fossils represented by the letters on this card are "younger" than the "T" or "C" fossils on the "TC" card which represents fossils in the oldest rock layer.

Fossils indicate that many organisms that lived long ago are extinct.

Laws of Relative Rock Dating

Once they are able to manipulate the cards into the correct sequence, they are asked to do a similar sequencing activity using fossil pictures printed on "rock layer" cards. Interpret data that show a variety of possible relationships Concept 4, PO 2: This would also mean that fossils found in the deepest layer of rocks in an area would represent the oldest forms of life in that particular rock formation.

Return to top Procedure Set B: If the letters "T" and "C" represent fossils in the oldest rock layer, they are the oldest fossils, or the first fossils formed in the past for this sequence of rock layers. Alphabets Worksheets Numbers Worksheets Shapes Worksheets.

    1. Looney_Decoy - 08.04.2017 in 09:26

      Interpret data that show a variety of possible relationships Concept 4, PO 2:

      Viktor_Plague - 15.04.2017 in 05:47

      They will excavate a hypothetical archaeological site from their school yard, make observations, and write an interpretation of the history of the area based on the evidence they will excavate.

      Kosta_Averianov - 18.04.2017 in 14:33

      Arrange them from oldest to youngest with the oldest layer on the bottom and the youngest on top.

      Sasha_Rocks - 24.04.2017 in 01:27

      Earth and Space Science Concept 3, PO 4: In reading earth history, these layers would be "read" from bottom to top or oldest to most recent.

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