Difference between relative dating and radiometric dating
You have probably heard of mummies that have been dated with the Carbon-14 method.
The Carbon-14 method measures the amount of radioactive carbon-14 in a previously living artifact.
Scientists have developed technology that can accurately date rocks using radioactive materials which are fixed into the rocks as they form from sediments.
This portion of the assignment is an interactive web site that allows you to apply what you have learned and to learn more about how scientists tell time with geology.
This is a relatively long activity so stay focused on your work.
Let your TA or Professor see your Certificate of Completion once you reach that screen at the end of the activity.
While this may sound questionable at first, keep in mind that we also accept the Law of Gravity with out direct proof.
Visit the following site and read about each of Steno's laws (principles).