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EARTH SCIENCE

Platte Canyon High School
Bailey, Colorado

Earth Science Lessons

GEOLOGIC TIME
UNIT XVI

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OBJECTIVES

A. Recognize and appreciate the vastness of geologic time.
B. Discuss the principles used in the interpretation of relative age
C. Explain the concept of correlation and the techniques used by scientists in correlating
    rock units.
D. Define isotope, radioactive decay, and discuss the techniques of radiometric dating.
E. Calculate the age of an object using the concepts of radiometric dating.

LESSONS

   
   
   
   
   
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