After reading, studying, and discussing Chapter 8, you should be able to:
- Describe the doctrine of uniformitarianism.
- Explain the difference between radiometric and relative dating.
- List the laws and principles used in relative dating.
- Discuss unconformities.
- Explain correlation of rock layers.
- Describe fossils, fossilization, and the uses of fossils.
- Explain radioactivity and radiometric dating.
- Describe the geologic time scale.