Check Virtual Dating Demo then Virtual Dating Radiocarbon.
This allows you to disable the question checker and preview the entire site quickly.
This site enables the teacher to see who is having difficulty and who is not (by looking at the speed of the student). Decay Calculator site allows students to discover the amount of radioisotope left after different amounts of time.
Virtual Dating works best with Netscape Communicator 4 or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 with Java Script enabled. It requires Netscape Navigator versions 3.0x and higher and Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 3.0 and higher.
Then students will analyze an article written about the C-14 dating of the Shroud of Turin and draw conclusions.
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The chances that a single atom of uranium -238 will decay during a one minute period are indeed very low.
However, in contrast, the chances that an atom of polonium-214 will decay during one minute are very high.
In this science project, each coin represents an atom.
A coin has a 50 percent chance of showing heads, so in any round we would expect approximately half the coins to show heads.
What is the process of carbon dating, and can the results be believed?