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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.
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate Resource Type: Activities Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5) Theme: Teach the Earth:Enhancing your Teaching:NGSS, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change