In this Relative Dating Lab, students will use cross-sections to piece together Earth’s history by determining the order of events and estimating the relative ages of different rock layers.
This lab challenges students with thought-provoking questions and tasks, encouraging critical thinking and analytical skills. They’ll make observations, form hypotheses, and draw logical conclusions about Earth’s history.
Whether you teach middle or high school students, this lab is adaptable to different grade levels, making it a versatile addition to your curriculum.
An answer key is included as well.
Grade Levels: 8th – 12th
Total Pages: 17
Teaching Duration: 60 Minutes
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