Stone Age before 3000BCE- People made weapons out of stone.- pre-history to history. See first examples of writing. Before 3000BCE pre-historic before writing.
Chalcolithic (4500-3000 BC) -
Bronze Age (3000-1200)-
50 M.C X 1 =50
12/10= /ID-who, what, where= 20
We have the ability to understand how old things are. Much more precisely compared to previous generation. What we are finding is things are much older than we expected. Earth is 5-6 billion years old. Earth was believed to only be just a few 1000 years old.
The old medieval bishop Ussher said the earth was created 4000 BC.
Earth was only 6000 years old.
1. R. C. Dating- Radio Carbon data, Carbon 14 to determine the age of any once living thing. All things alive absorb carbon 14 while they are alive. Once this absorption stops the carbon begins to decay. It decays slow but steady. 5,730 By measuring how much carbon 14 is any once living thing shows the age. It can only give us a degree of 100-150 years.
Tree ring. We can find the age of wooden objects.
Pottery is always found in almost every archeological site.
Piece of pottery upon heating it shows how long it was fired.
4. Bone Age Dating
Is a way to determine how long any human or animal died. Shows how much uranium, florine, and nitrogen shows the age.
Potassium argon dating
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