Half lie radiometric dating
This technique is not restricted to bones; it can also be used on cloth, wood and plant fibers.
For geologists, paleontologists, archaeologists, and anthropologists, objects of study are often talked about in terms of thousands, millions, or even billions and positioned within the geological timescale of Earth.
Radioactive decay is a natural process and comes from the atomic nucleus becoming unstable and releasing bits and pieces.
These are released as radioactive particles (there are many types).
Students will need a 100 'marked' dice (a piece of tape on one side of each) to conduct the "How Old Is That Rock?
Roll the Dice & Use Radiometric Dating to Find Out" hands-on geology project.