1. Pick TWO of the following and describe how radiometric dating has been utilized to determine their age:
f.Historic relics (i.e., Dead Sea Scrolls, Shroud of Turin)
2.Identify one element used to date rocks and minerals. How long is its half-life?
3.How can radioactivity be measured?
4.Rocks, minerals, and even food we eat can contain radioactive material. Why doesn’t this radioactive material comprise a threat to humans?
5.What is an alternative method to radiometric dating? What are the strengths and weaknesses to this type of dating process?
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