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Teaching Radiometric dating

Radiometric dating

Radioactive decay is a tool for determining the ages of certain minerals and other materials, including the limits of the technique.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do scientists use radioactive atoms to determine the age of objects?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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