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Relative Dating-Telling Time Using Fossils

Students explore how to read fossil range charts. They develop an knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of the fossil record. Students become familiar with the concepts index fossil and fossil range. Students use bar graphs to plot fossil ranges. They develop an knowledge of 'relative time' using fossil range charts.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 9th
Subjects
Life Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Technology
Video
Included Materials
  • Worksheet

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