INFO SHEET - Absolute dating - Absolute dating methods provide actual dates of rocks, in numbers of years. Most of these methods are radiometric, which make use of the decay of radioactive isotopes in minerals.
Popcorn Dating | Radiometric or Carbon Dating Activity
STUDENT ACTIVITY - Build a timescale -In this activity, students develop a timescale for a person’s life. The techniques of relative and absolute dating are similar to those used in the construction of a geological timescale.