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34 resources with the concept carbon dating

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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 3: Rational and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
In Module 3, precalculus students review the fundamental theorem of algebra, and then find roots of polynomials and roots of unity using polynomial identities, the binomial theorem, and Pascal’s Triangle. As part of their study of...
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Statistics and Probability: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Statistically, the better the Common Core collection the better the lesson planning goes, right? Here is a collection that hits every standard represented in the Common Core Statistics and Probability section. The probability is high...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
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Logarithmic and Exponential Problem Solving

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Just how old is it? The 22nd portion to a 23-part Precalculus unit uses radiocarbon dating and other exponential modeled real-world problems. Learners use the inverse relationship between logarithms and exponentials to solve the problem...
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Did Raptorex Really Exist?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ancient fossils have many stories to tell. Scientists must use different strategies to read these remnants. A video lesson explains how archeologists use different strategies to date each specimen. The timeline of a fossil helps identify...
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How Atom Bombs Can Uncover Forged Art

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Art forgeries are works of art themselves? How can inspectors tell real art from fake? A video from the a large science playlist explores the techniques practiced by expert forgers and the subtle science behind telling a masterpiece from...
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Using the Scientific Process to Study Human Evolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did humans and dinosaurs coexist? How do we know? Scholars dig in to the tools and methods researchers used to study the process of human evolution by watching a slideshow with embedded video clips. Pupils learn the importance of asking...
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Deep History of Life on Earth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take it all the way back! Young scientists discover the changes that took place from the time Earth became solid to present day through an interesting interactive. The resource guides users through key events that have shaped our world...
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What Happened to the World's Greatest Ape?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gigantopithecus was the greatest of the great apes! Whatever became of them? Take a journey to Asia and explore the forests and grasslands that were once home to the large primate using a video from an extentsive biology playlist....
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The Last Time the Globe Warmed

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Global warming ... greenhouse gases ... climate change ... sounds familiar, right? What about palm trees in Wyoming, or swimming in the sea near Antarctica? Science scholars discover the unbearable conditions Earth experienced during its...
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Arlington Springs Man: Lesson Plan 2

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
West of the West's documentary Arlington Springs Man and a two-page scientific article about the same topic provide the text for a reading comprehension exercise that asks individuals to craft a one page summary of information gathered...
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The World’s Most Mysterious Book

For Students 6th - 12th
What is MS 408? Who wrote it? What does it say? Nobody knows who wrote the Voynich manuscript, nor can anyone translate the text. Introduce viewers to the mystery with a short video that details what little is known about the manuscript.
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Radiocarbon Dating

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do we know how long ago a dinosaur lived or an ancient fire pit was used? Scholars learn about the application of carbon dating and half lives to discover things about the past. They adjust the amount of radioactive carbon in the...
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Weak Interaction: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Scientists can't just change a neutron to a proton, can they? Although they don't have control of this process yet, they have identified the weak force that does exactly that. The simple graphics in an interesting video explain the...
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Carbon 14 Dating in Practice I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How old is the plant? Here is a task that presents the exponential decay function for carbon 14 in a plant. Pupils use the function to estimate the amount of carbon 14 in the plant when it died and analyze the function to find what the...
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What is a Weighted Average?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered why the atomic mass listed on the periodic table isn't a whole number? This video explains how weighted averages are calculated and relates the average to the relative atomic mass. Viewers are then given an element...
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Half Life Problems

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does a radioactive cat have 18 half-lives? An understanding of half-life is important in both chemistry and biology, so start your young scientists off the right way — with the good foundation provided by a video that begins with a graph...
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Examples of Isotopes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
I so hope you'll learn about isotopes. Watch a video to understand that isotopes of an element have the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons. Then solidify the knowledge by examining examples of hydrogen, carbon, and...
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Determining Absolute Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How can radioactive decay help date old objects? Learners explore half-life and radioactive decay by conducting an experiment using pennies to represent atoms. Young scientists graph data from the experiment to identify radioactive decay...
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Accuracy of Carbon 14 Dating II

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The scientific issue of carbon-14 dating and exponential decay gets a statistics-based treatment in this problem. The class starts with a basic investigation of carbon content, but then branches out to questions of accuracy and ranges of...
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Carbon Dating - How Does It Work?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
For the first two minutes of this video, space-age narration and computer animation illuminate the science behind carbon dating. The presentation then switches gears and uses simple graphics and another narrator to explain the same...
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Nuclear Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a comprehensive summary of introductory nuclear physics! Although the delivery is dry, the information is valuable and several "Check for Understanding" slides are interspersed throughout to reinforce learning. As a result of...
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How Old is it Really? - How Do We Know that the Earth is 4.6 Billion Years Old?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Eight neat slides lead to the understanding of how geologists have determined Earth's age. Most of the slides are dedicated to explaining the absolute dating method of assessment. Color diagrams display radioactive isotopes and a graph...