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The issue-focused, peer-reviewed article asserts that fossil dating is accurate because the method follows strict scientific guidelines: the age of rocks around a fossil can be considered, mathematical calculations are used, the state of decay, carbon-14, and isotopes figure in calculations, and tree of life relationships often help sort the dates.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    NSDL,Undergraduate lower division 13-14,Learner,Anthropology & Archaeology,Research,General public & informal education,Middle school 6-8,Profession (degree program),Continuing education,Paleontology,Graduate,High school lower division 9-10,Life Science,Article,Teach,Teacher,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Natural History,Learn,Evolutionary Biology,High school upper division 11-12,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090721035851794T,Reference Material,Non-journal article,Theoretical Biology,Education,Geoscience,Undergraduate upper division 15-16

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    English

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