Broadcast Orientation
Date: 7 February 2001
Topic: How Old is Old?: Geological Time
Agenda:
  • Discuss what is time, relative vs. absolute, critical concepts, use of fossils, sequence and correlation
  • Discuss Tools- Biostratigraphy, Geochronology
  • Q/A with emails
Broadcast Resources
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Teacher's Notes
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Student Journal Question/ Activity
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1. Why do you think fossils are useful in finding ages of sediments?


Related Links:

Family Tree Curriculum Module | Select
Fossil Data Curriculum Module | Select
Geologic Time Analogy | Select