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Comments and Teaching Tips given for American Field Guide: Relative Dating - Telling Time Using Fossils Comment on this resource

Aug 17, 2007
It was a good resource.

Aug 17, 2007
Make sure you read the introduction if you have no prior knowledge because you need the information to help you to understand and answer the questions.

May 2, 2005
The handout portion of this activity worked well to show a practical application of geologic dating. This was a good activity to give ideas for a original activity similar to this one. And therefore, a suggestion would be to create a new set of questions and maybe a new activity using rock strata.

Apr 22, 2005
Read the Backround Information!

Apr 19, 2005
I think that this activity was helpful and interesting to use, but I think the directions may have been a little unclear but i was still able to complete the activity correctly.

Apr 19, 2005
The fossil museum clip is interesting and I would recommend viewing it.