Geology & Geologic Time
Geologic Cross-Section (7-12) - Have your students create a construction paper cross section. The results are beautiful AND instructional.
Lesson Plan Links
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- Earth’s History – Selected Labs and Activities from Earth to Class.
- Earth Floor Geologic Time Activity - Compare geologic time to the length of a football field, which is 100 yards long.
- Radiometric Dating Explained - Here are several very good Web site explaining radiometric dating, one specifically about carbon-14 dating:
- Three Dimensional Geology - Apply geological concepts to a real-life problem-solving situation and give students an appreciation of the three dimensional nature of rock strata using rocks, fossils, and simulated cores