Deep Thinking Over Geologic Time: Understanding Fossils and Relative Datingby: Joanna Richison, Deborah Herrington, and Stephen Mattox

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Explore geologic time with this series of hands-on activities.

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  • on Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:22 PM

I like this article because it provides many different lessons about how to show students how to date fossils. I like this article because it would allow you to build upon the fossil dig activity that was already done and this article would allow you to continue building upon what the students are learning.

Nicholas Stumpf
Nicholas Stumpf

  • on Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:21 AM

We built a Slide Deck we are happy to share below. Feel free to make a copy and use. Please note we substituted an activity and Bill Nye for the Day 3 activity. (

Chris Thomas
Chris Thomas

  • on Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:16 PM

The article said handouts were available at scope1217... but... either the NSTA website search feature is poor or they are not available. They should be hyperlinked in the article.

Virginia Brackett  (Vassalboro, ME)
Virginia Brackett (Vassalboro, ME)

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