# Study sets matching "chapter 12 history life"

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Relative Dating

Radiometric dating

Isotope

index fossil

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

Atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutr…

a fossil known to have lived in a particular geologic age that…

Relative Dating

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

Radiometric dating

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

Relative Dating

Radiometric Dating

Isotope

Half Life

Estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

Atoms of an element that have the same number of protons but a…

The amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sampl…

Relative Dating

Estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

Radiometric Dating

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotopes

half-life

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

a technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

atoms of an element that have the same number of protons but a…

the amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sampl…

relative dating

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

radiometric dating

a technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotopes

half-life

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

a technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

atoms of an element that have the same number of protons but a…

the amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sampl…

relative dating

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

radiometric dating

a technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

Permineralization

Most fossils form in

Relative Dating

Radiometric Dating

Occurs when minerals carried by water are deposited around a h…

Sedimentary Rock

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

uses the natural decay rate of unstable isotopes found in mate…

Permineralization

Occurs when minerals carried by water are deposited around a h…

Most fossils form in

Sedimentary Rock

Relative Dating

Radiometric Dating

Isotope

Half Life

Estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

Atoms of an element that have the same number of protons but a…

The amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sampl…

Relative Dating

Estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

Radiometric Dating

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

Atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutr…

Length of time required for half of the radioactive atoms in a…

relative dating

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

radiometric dating

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

relative dating

absolute dating

half life

isotope

the science of determining the relative order of past events (…

determining a numerical date for the age of an object

the time for half the parent isotope to decay into daughter is…

two atoms that have the same number of protons but different n…

relative dating

the science of determining the relative order of past events (…

absolute dating

determining a numerical date for the age of an object

Relative dating

Radiometric dating

Isotope

Half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but a d…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sample to…

Relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Radiometric dating

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

Relative dating

Radiometric dating

Isotope

Half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but a d…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sample to…

Relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Radiometric dating

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

a method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

a method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

an atom that has the same number of protons (or the same atomi…

the time required for half of a sample of a radioactive isotop…

relative dating

a method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

radiometric dating

a method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

Atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutr…

Length of time required for half of the radioactive atoms in a…

relative dating

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

radiometric dating

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

Relative Dating

Radiometric Dating

Isotope

Half-life

Estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

Form of an element that has the same number of protons but a d…

Amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sample to…

Relative Dating

Estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Radiometric Dating

Technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

Relative Dating

Radio metric dating

Isotopes

Half-life

Estimating the time during which an organism lived by comparin…

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

Atoms of an element that have the same number of protons but a…

The amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sampl…

Relative Dating

Estimating the time during which an organism lived by comparin…

Radio metric dating

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

1.relative dating

2.radiometric dating

3.isotope

4.half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but dif…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope a sample to de…

1.relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

2.radiometric dating

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

a method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

a method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

an atom that has the same number of protons as other atoms of…

the time required for half a sample of a radioactive isotope t…

relative dating

a method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

radiometric dating

a method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but dif…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope a sample to de…

relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

radiometric dating

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but dif…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope a sample to de…

relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

radiometric dating

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

Form of dating that utilizes radioactive decay of an item or o…

Atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutr…

The time required for one half of the atoms of a radioisotope…

relative dating

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

radiometric dating

Form of dating that utilizes radioactive decay of an item or o…

Relative dating

Radiometric dating

Isotope

Half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but a d…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sample to…

Relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Radiometric dating

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

estimates the age of a fossil by comparing ages of layers of r…

estimates the age of a fossil by comparing the ratio of radioa…

unstable form of an element that will decay into a different e…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a given sam…

relative dating

estimates the age of a fossil by comparing ages of layers of r…

radiometric dating

estimates the age of a fossil by comparing the ratio of radioa…

paleontologist

fossils

How fossils form

relative dating

scientist the studies fossils

traces of organisms from the past

permineralization, casts, trace fossils, amber, preserved rema…

how fossils are compared to other fossils based on where they…

paleontologist

scientist the studies fossils

fossils

traces of organisms from the past

Relative Dating

Radiometric Dating

Isotope

Half-life

A method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

A method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

An atom that has the same number of protons (or the same atomi…

The time required for half of a sample of a radioactive isotop…

Relative Dating

A method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

Radiometric Dating

A method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

Relative dating

Radiometric dating

Isotope

Half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but a d…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sample to…

Relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Radiometric dating

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…