How scientists can determine age and other features of a rock or material it contains.
How scientists can determine age and other features of a rock or other material.
In this video, David Stalhe shows how he studies tree rings and what they can tell about history.
This video follows scientist Jim White as he studies old ice cores in order to find out what may happen in the future in relation to global warming.
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.
Reviews how scientists use abiotic information to study past climates.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Tree Rings, Ice Cores, and Varves.
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.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn 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.
Ice cores contain information about Earth's environment for the past 1.5 million years including temperature, geological activity and atmospheric composition.
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