Radioactive Speed Dating


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Title Radioactive Speed Dating
Description Correctly estimate the age of the various virtual objects (skulls, rocks, etc.) using the principles of radiometric dating. The activity is designed as an in-class competition between lab groups. Answer key available to classroom instructors with verifiable email addresses.
Subject Earth Science, Physics
Level High School, Middle School
Type Lab
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language Engleski
Keywords Conceptual Physics Tech Lab, Phyz, competition, half-life, radiometric dating
Simulation(s) Radioactive Dating Game


Author(s) Dean Baird, Paul G. Hewitt
Contact Email dean@phyz.org
School / Organization Rio Americano High School
Date submitted 2011.05.23
Date updated 2014.10.19