American Field Guide: Relative Dating - Telling Time Using Fossils
http://www.pbs.org/americanfieldguide/teachers/fossils/fossils_sum.html


This website integrates video footage and information with lesson plans and activities to teach students about the concept of relative dating. Students will graph a range chart for ammonites, determine the geologic age for several rocks, and determine which rocks will be most useful for oil companies looking to drill oil. This site contains lesson plans, student worksheets, discussion questions, and links for more information.

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Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Paleontology, Geology:Historical Geology
Resource Type: Activities, Course Information
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Topics: Biosphere, Time/Earth History