Susan Zimmerman

Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS)

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Dating Students: Relative vs. Numerical Time part of Cutting Edge:Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
This activity introduces students to the fundamental ideas of relative versus radiometric dating, using the students themselves as a sample population. In the first half, the students attempt to order the people in ...

Essay (1)

Teaching Time Essay part of Workshop 2012:Essays
Susan Zimmerman, Center for AMS, Lawrence Livermore National Lab I discovered that I was a geologist as a freshman Russian major at Dickinson College in Carlisle PA, and learned that I loved teaching while working ...

Other Contribution (1)

Introduction to the principles and processes of radiometric dating part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
Outline of lecture topics and hands-on activities for introducing radiometric dating.


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