Radioactive Decay as a Measure of Age

Radioactive Decay as a Measure of Age

Explains radioactive decay, including parent and daughter isotopes, and half lives, and its importance.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do scientists use radioactive decay to determine the age of rocks?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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