Reading Antarctica's Rock Cores

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In this activity, students learn about the tools and methods paleoclimatologists use to reconstruct past climates. In constructing sediment cores themselves, students will achieve a very good understanding of the sedimentological interpretation of past climates that scientists can draw from cores.

Performance Expectations

MS-ESS2-2   Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth's surface at varying time and spatial scales.