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Radioactive Dating Game

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 60 minutes.

Group Size:


Students will use an interactive website to understand the concept of radioactive decay.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Science - Earth Science
Standard 1 Objective 2

Analyze Earth as part of the solar system, which is part of the Milky Way galaxy.


  • student worksheet (attached)
  • computers with Internet access. Students will use the website linked below.


Web Sites

Instructional Procedures:

  1. Give each pair of students a worksheet. All instructions are found there so that they may work through the lab/game at their own pace.

Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

Utah LessonPlans

Created Date :
Nov 04 2014 14:01 PM