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 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do scientists select which isotope to use to determine the age of a rock?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
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