Sequencing Geological Events Unit

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Delve into the fascinating world of geological time with this Sequencing Geological Events Unit, where students explore the essential question: “How do geologists use bedrock features and radioactive elements to determine the age of objects?” This low-prep unit takes learners on a journey through the methods and principles employed by geologists to unravel the chronology of Earth’s history.

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Delve into the fascinating world of geological time with this Sequencing Geological Events Unit, where students explore the essential question: “How do geologists use bedrock features and radioactive elements to determine the age of objects?” This low-prep unit takes learners on a journey through the methods and principles employed by geologists to unravel the chronology of Earth’s history.

 

Essential for any earth science curriculum, this unit introduces students to key vocabulary terms such as geologist, relative age, absolute age, uniformitarianism, superposition, original horizontality, cross-cutting relationships, outcrop, metamorphism, unconformity, radioactive decay, isotope, half-life period, and radiometric dating.

 

Through engaging activities and thorough explanations, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the tools and techniques that allow geologists to piece together the intricate puzzle of geological events and the age of Earth’s formations.

 

✎ WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Sequencing Geological Events Lesson Plan
  • Sequencing Geological Events PowerPoint & Guided Notes
  • Sequencing Geological Events Practice Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Radioactive Decay of Candium Lab & Answer Key

 

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Grade Levels: 8th – 12th
Total Pages: 65+
Teaching Duration: 3 Days

 

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