Absolute and relative dating worksheet
Concept 2, PO 5: Concept 4, PO 4: Produce graphs that communicate data. This activity will guide students through an inquiry-based, critical thinking approach to the study of absolute and relative dating methods.
In this lesson, students will interpret an archaeological site and determine appropriate dating techniques.
The students will be asked to apply their knowledge in a similar way to how real scientists approach dating archaeological and palentological sites. Support conclusions with logical scientific arguments. Communicate results clearly and logically. Concept 4, PO 3: Communicate results clearly and logically Concept 4, PO 4: Concept 3, PO 1: Life Sciences Grade Level: Inquiry Process Concept 2, PO 5: Produce graphs that communicate data Concept 4, PO 3: Distinguish between relative and absolute geologic dating techniques.
Interpret data that show a variety of possible relationships Concept 4, PO 2: Earth and Space Science. Interpret data that show a variety of possible relationships.
Concept 3, PO 4: Record observations, notes, sketches, questions, and ideas using tools such as journals, charts, graphs, and computers. Interpret a geologic time scale.
Concept 4, PO 2: Concept 3, PO 5: