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Virtual Dating: Radioactive Isotopic Decay
Virtual Dating teaching package contain exercises, questions and interactive diagrams describing absolute dating techniques used in geology. These interactive (Flash) online exercises that help students to use and understand decay curves. All questions must be answered correctly before the student can move on to the next set. Users will also find Virtual Dating Isochron 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 1998-2004 Geology Labs On-line
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-453
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Virtual Dating

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