Sequencing Geological Events Presentation & Notes
This geological presentation focuses on how geologists use bedrock features and radioactive elements to determine the ages of objects.
Important vocabulary terms covered in this unit include: geologist, relative age, absolute age, uniformitarianism, superposition, original horizontality, cross-cutting relationships, outcrop, metamorphism, unconformity, radioactive decay, isotope, half-life period, radiometric dating, etc.
The presentation is estimated to take approximately 45 minutes of class time. Guided notes are included for students to fill in while listening to and following along with the presentation.
Grade Levels: 8th – 12th
Total Pages: 49
Teaching Duration: 45 Minutes
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