Relative Dating Methods Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of relative dating of artefacts in archaeology. They will develop an awareness of the key people, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research and watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet below:

Relative Dating Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following web page:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.

Relative Dating Research.docx
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Option 3: Watch videos

Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions worksheet:

Relative Dating Viewing Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the videos below:

Test your learning

Extension activities

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