Radioactive Dating Game - Interactive Simulation

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Last updated June 29 2014 , created July 11 2010 , viewed 812

Learn about different types of radiometric dating, such as carbon dating. Understand how decay and half life work to enable radiometric dating to work. Play a game that tests your ability to match the percentage of the dating element that remains to the age of the object.

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Another great simulation to help our students visualize science. Thanks!

from birdheim, June 28 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

An excellent resource for not only teaching radioactivity but for how science works also. Variables are easy to control and the animations are very clear.

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