April 8th, 2016

Objective: To simulate Carbon-14’s half-life, and apply our knowledge to absolute dating

Lesson:

  1. Do NOW!
    First we watched a video on Carbon Dating, then answer the following questions:
    1.What is radioactive decay?
    2.How is this used in science for absolute dating?
    3.Why can’t scientists use Carbon14 to date dinosaur bones?
  2. Radioactive Decay: Half Life Activity

Homework:
Discovery Education Quiz on Weathering.  Closes Wednesday 4/13

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