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Half-life and Radioactive Dating

Radioactive decay can be used to measure the age of rocks and fossils.

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Radiocarbon Dating

Mr. Andersen explains how carbon-14 dating can be used to date ancient material. The half-life of radioactive carbon into nitrogen is also discussed.

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