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Geologic Time Worksheet SCI/245 Version 6 1 Associate Level Material Geologic Time Worksheet Use the following table to compare ways of evaluating geologic time. Your description, similarities, and differences must each be at least 50 words. Time Evaluation Method Description Advantages of this Method Disadvantages of this Method Relative dating The relative dating method is in the archaeology. It is the arrangement of artifacts or events in a sequence relative to one another but without ties calendrically measured time. relative dating is the arrangement of artifacts in a typological sequence or seriation. Relative dating is vitally important for helping determine the absolute age of an unknown object by placing items, such as rock formations, in a proper chronological order, according to Science Clarified. The biggest disadvantage of the relative dating method is that it does not provide an age in years. Also relative dating can only determine the sequential order in which a series of
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course SCI 245 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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