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naturalhistory.si.edu/exhibits/backyard-dinosaurs/questions-answers.cfm?know=a24

Scientists combine several well-tested techniques to find out the ages of fossils. The most important are Relative Dating, in which fossils and layers of rock are ...

science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/earth/geology/dinosaur-bone-age.htm

Scientists determine the age of dinosaur bones by dating the fossils and the surrounding rocks. Read about radiometric dating and other techniques.

www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fosrec/McKinney.html

THE AGE of fossils intrigues almost everyone. Students not only want to know how old a fossil is, but they want to know how that age was determined. Some very ...

socratic.org/questions/how-can-fossils-be-used-to-determine-the-relative-ages-of-rock-layers

Nov 4, 2015 ... The deeper a fossil is found, the older the rock layer it is found in. deposition has been occurring on earth for a very long time. as time goes by, ...

www.actionbioscience.org/evolution/benton.html

the age of rocks around a fossil can be considered; mathematical calculations are used; the state ... Fossils prove that humans did not exist alongside dinosaurs .

www.scienceagainstevolution.org/v3i2f.htm

There are two main theories about the age of the Earth and the fossils found in the rock ... In circular reasoning, Statement A is used to prove Statement B is true.

www.icr.org/article/5910

Feb 11, 2011 ... But this "age" was not only the result of a broken radioisotope system ... "the first successful direct dating of fossil vertebrate bone"—a classic case of ... Doesn't Radioisotope Dating Prove Rocks Are Millions of Years Old? Both ...

pubs.usgs.gov/gip/fossils/succession.html

Aug 14, 1997 ... Three concepts are important in the study and use of fossils: (1) Fossils represent ... (3) The kinds of fossils found in rocks of different ages differ ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/showing-their-age-62874

An essential piece of information in this research is the age of the fossils and artifacts. How do scientists determine their ages? Here are more details on a few of ...

www.boundless.com/biology/textbooks/boundless-biology-textbook/evolution-and-the-origin-of-species-18/evidence-of-evolution-129/carbon-dating-and-estimating-fossil-age-520-13098

Learn more about carbon dating and estimating fossil age in the Boundless open textbook. The age of fossils can be determined using stratigraphy, ...