Fossil Activity

1. Do the letters make a certain pattern across the table?

What would you conclude if there were an X outside the pattern? Yes, the X’s make a diagonal pattern. An X outside the pattern means you probably made a mistake. 2. Based on the information in your table, which fossil is the youngest? Bananabana Bobana 3. From the information you have, are you able to tell exactly how old a certain fossil is? Why or why not? No, you cannot tell the exact age because only Absolute Dating gives you exact age. 4. What information does relative dating provide to paleontologists? You get the order of oldest to youngest.

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