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Description:

This activity allows students to better understand radiometric dating and absolute dating techniques by calculating radiometric ages of zircon crystals. Their calculated ages then serve as tools to practice creating graphs, interpret analytic data, and reconstruct geologic events.

Subjects:

    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Historical Geology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100712190346326T,NSDL_SetSpec_2669651,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Geoscience,Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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