Sequencing Geological Events Unit



Throughout this low-prep unit, students investigate how geologists use bedrock features and radioactive elements to determine the age 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.

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The following items are included in this unit:

  • 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


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

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