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The age of a once-living plant or animal can be determined based on the radioactive decay of common carbon isotopes.

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    Carbon Dating

    Carbon Dating

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students will develop an understanding of how carbon dating works and also learn to solve for the age of an artifact using the carbon dating technique.
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  • Interactive Simulations
    Radiocarbon Dating

    Radiocarbon Dating

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about how radiocarbon dating works and how anthropologists can use this method to figure out who long ago people lived.
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    Carbon Dating

    Carbon Dating

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Carbon dating is explained and an example problem is worked out.
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  • Practice
    Carbon Dating Practice
    Estimated5 minsto complete

    Carbon Dating Practice

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  • Critical Thinking
    Carbon Dating Discussion Questions

    Carbon Dating Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Carbon Dating.
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