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Radioactive Dating Game Lab #21-22Name: ______________________________________Period: _____ Date:_____________GO TO:Purpose:You will use the radioactive decay rate and original-daughter element ratios of carbon-14 anduranium-238 to determine the ages of different objects.Procedure:1.Load PhETRadioactive Dating Game2.Click on tab forDecay Rates3.(1pt) SelectCarbon-14.Using thegraph, the estimated half-life for C-14is 5000 years.4.Move the bucket slider all the way tothe right.This will place 1000 C-14atoms onto the screen.a.Click on theStart/Stopto stop theC-14 decay.Click onReset AllNucleib.Click on theStart/Stopto start theC-14 decay.Stop the decay as you get close to one half-life.c.(1 pt) Use theStepbutton to stop decay at one half-life.After 1 half-life, how many C-14 atoms of the 1000 original remain? 516d.(1 pt) Use theStart/StopandStepbuttons to reach two half-lives.After two half-lives, how manyC-14 atoms remain? 268

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