Radioactive dating interactive

Then students will analyze an article written about the C-14 dating of the Shroud of Turin and draw conclusions.

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Plants take in atmospheric carbon dioxide by photosynthesis, and are ingested by animals.

So, every living thing is constantly exchanging carbon-14 with its environment as long as it lives. The carbon in its body will remain until it decomposes or fossilizes.

New York State Standards in Math - Intermediate Students use number sense and numeration to develop an understanding of the multiple use of numbers in the real world, the use of numbers to communicate mathematically, and the use of numbers to communicate mathematical ideas.

Students use patterns and functions to develop mathematical power, appreciate the true beauty of mathematics, and construct generalizations that describe patterns simply and efficiently.

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