Absolute dating exercise


Teaching about Earth's history is a challenge for all teachers.

2) To familiarize students with the concept of half-life in radioactive decay.

3) To have students see that individual runs of statistical processes are less predictable than the average of many runs (or that runs with relatively small numbers involved are less dependable than runs with many numbers).

However, "relative" dating or time can be an easy concept for students to learn.

In this activity, students begin a sequencing activity with familiar items — letters written on cards.

This group is dedicated to providing information about the scientific method as it concerns the idea of evolution in the Creation/Evolution debate.