How scientists can determine age and other features of a rock or material it contains.
Students take an informational tour to gain a basic understanding of geologic time, the evidence for events in Earth’s history, relative and absolute dating techniques, and the significance of the Geologic Time Scale.
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To describe images using words using the Visual Literacy strategy.
To reinforce and increase concept comprehension, and to analyze similarities and differences between topics using a Two Column Table.
Using the Antarctic science research being completed by ANDRILL, students will learn through personal scientist accounts how they determine the age of rocks and connect it to Earth's climate history. Students will then manipulate a simulation to see the impact climate change will have on the Antarctic ice sheet.
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