This lesson teaches students how we measure the age of rocks using relative and absolute dating. These two topics are broken down into two powerpoints:
The powerpoint on relative dating covers the 4 laws when dating strata and index fossils. The powerpoint on absolute dating covers half life and radiometric decay. Review worksheets are included to accompany each powerpoint.
Included in your purchase is:
- 24 slide powerpoint presentation on relative dating (editable)
- 19 slide powerpoint presentation on absolute dating (editable)
- Writing prompt
- Student practice worksheets on stratigraphy and half life