The Tree Ring Dating Kit explores dendrochronology as a dating method.
- Students Develop an Understanding of Tree-Ring Dating Principles
- Students Determine Age of Simulated Tree Cores
- Time Required: One 50 Minute Class Period
- Teacher's Guide Included
Students develop a basic knowledge of dendrochronology using the simulated tree cores in this kit. They learn the important impact that climate has on living things and unravel secrets about the age and history of trees.
They also estimate the climate of a particular year in the distant past by studying a tree's annual rings.
Ordering information: This kit includes Simulated Tree Cores Marked A, Simulated Tree Cores Marked X, student worksheets and guides, and a teacher's guide.