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8.4 Misconceptions

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  • 8.4 Misconceptions<p><span style="line-height: 1.4; font-size: 16px;">Search for examples of misconceptions about geologic time (also known as "bad science") in books and on the Web.</span><span style="line-height: 1.4; font-size: 16px;">The misconception must be about geologic time.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4; font-size: 16px;">Provide a quote of the misconception</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4; font-size: 16px;">Cite the source</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4; font-size: 16px;">Analyze the misconception by answering the bullets below:</span></li> </ol> <ul> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.4;">Why do people believe this misconception?</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.4;">Explain what is wrong with the misconception</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.4;">What evidence does science present against the misconception?</span></li> </ul> </ul>