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Virtual Dating: Isochron Diagrams
Virtual Dating teaching package contain exercises, questions and interactive diagrams describing absolute dating techniques used in geology. The Isochron exercise contains interactive (Flash) online exercises that help students to understand radioactive decay in rocks and minerals. Users will also find Virtual Dating Radiocarbon and Virtual Dating Demonstration.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Chemistry
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
Technical requirements:
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1998-99 Geology Labs On-line
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-452
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Virtual Dating

Principal Investigator: Robert A. Desharnais
Virtual Courseware; Department of Biology and Microbiology,