Absorb Physics by David Fairhurst

Carbon dating

Added by David Fairhurst on Feb 6, 2008

An interactive animation illustrating how Carbon-14 levels can be used to date organic remains. Click the arrow button to start the animation then view the decay step by step. A graph represents the falling proportion of Carbon-14 in the remains. Click the arrow button again to reset the animation.

This resource is from the unit Dating with Decay which is part of Absorb Physics.

Get Absorb Physics free for your school

The full Absorb Physics course normally sells for £400 - but you can get it free for your school!

All you need to do is ask your colleagues in the maths department to try our new Sumdog games... Click here to find out more.