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Who's on First? Relative Dating
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Students sequence familiar items and then do a similar sequencing activity using fossil pictures to learn how paleontologists use fossils to give relative dates to rock strata.
Barber, Marsha and Bartos, Diane
- The sequence of forms in the fossil record is reflected in the sequence of the rock layers in which they are found and indicates the order in which they evolved.
- Scientists use fossils to learn about past life.
- Scientists use geological evidence to establish the age of fossils.
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