1. can be used to date fossils in rocks to give an approximate


    Radiocarbon dating can be used to date fossils in rocks to give an approximate age.

  2. Dating Rocks and Fossils Using Geologic Methods | Learn ...


    Using relative and radiometric dating methods, geologists are able to answer the question: how old is this fossil?

  3. DATING FOSSILS - Fact Monster


    Index fossils are fossils that can be used to date the rock in which they are found. The best examples are fossils of animals or plants that lived for a very short ...

  4. Radiometric dating - Wikipedia


    Radiometric dating or radioactive dating is a technique used to date materials such as rocks or carbon, in which trace radioactive impurities were selectively ...

  5. Dating Techniques - humans, body, used, process, Earth ...


    Dating techniques are procedures used by scientists to determine the age of an object or a series of events. The two main types of dating methods are relative ...

  6. Dating | The Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program


    Here of some of the well-tested methods of dating used in the study of early humans: Potassium-argon dating, Argon-argon dating, Carbon-14 (or Radiocarbon), and ...

  7. ActionBioscience - promoting bioscience literacy


    The rejection of dating by religious fundamentalists is easier for them to make, but harder for them to demonstrate. The fossils occur in regular sequences time after ...

  8. Radiocarbon dating - Wikipedia


    Radiocarbon dating (also referred to as carbon dating or carbon-14 dating) is a method for determining the age of an object containing organic material by using the ...

  9. How old are fossils? | Kids Dinos


    How old are fossils? Written for the KidsKnowIt Network by: Brandon Guymon

  10. Explorations Through Time - UCMP


    EXPLORATIONS THROUGH TIME is a project of the University of California Museum of Paleontology with support from: