Dating Methods

This ancient history lesson includes an overview of dating methods used by archaeologists and historians to establish the date of an artefact. Carbon dating, DNA, typography, pollen analysis and strati-graphic dating are just some of the methods that are discussed in this lesson plan.

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Description:Student activities include thinking critically. Students are asked to choose which dating method they would use on 10 different artifacts.
Estimated lessons:1
Ages14-18 years
Format Word Document

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