Brains On! Dinosaur Bones: How Do We Know Their Age?

Fossil dating is a lot like eating a delicious ice cream cake. Well, sort of.

We find out how scientists look at the rock and elements AROUND a fossil to figure out its age. Plus: We talk to a scientist who studied one of the coolest fossils discovered recently: a dinosaur tail trapped in amber, complete with feathers!



Brains On! is an award-winning audio show for kids and families from American Public Media.

Paleontology, Zoology
K-6, Middle School

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