Name:

Relative Dating - Create

Tasks:

You and your partner will invent a series of events that would create an interesting cross-section of rock.

Materials:

a. description / event sheet

Procedure:

  1. Record on the description / event sheet a list of events. You must include all five events listed in the Relative Dating table. To make an interesting model you will likely have to use more than just five events. Include a sketch of what each event would do to the formation.
  2. Start with at least three sediment layers.
  3. Have the instructor review and sign-off your description / event list.

Deliverables:

Each person of the team will turn in a neat, legible description / event sheet for their team's model.

Relative Dating Description / Event Sheet

Your name Instructor sign-off
Event Description Sketch