When we put both absolute and relative time together, we create a geologic time scale.
Rocks relate to events in Earth's history, and we can use them to put together a timeline that shows us both the order of events as well as when and for how long they occurred. We have over 95 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities.
Strand 1: Inquiry Process Concept 2, PO 5: Record observations, notes, sketches, questions, and ideas using tools such as journals, charts, graphs, and computers.
Concept 3, PO 1: Interpret data that show a variety of possible relationships Concept 4, PO 2: Produce graphs that communicate data Concept 4, PO 3: Communicate results clearly and logically Concept 4, PO 4: Support conclusions with logical scientific arguments Strand 6: Earth and Space Science Concept 3, PO 4: Interpret a geologic time scale.
Concept 3, PO 5: Distinguish between relative and absolute geologic dating techniques.