Students will engage in a virtual field experience on Huascarán Mountain in Peru, learning about how ice cores are collected and stored.
Refer to Lesson Materials
* Copies of Worksheets
* Computers for students
1. Read National Geographic Encyclopedia Entry Paleoclimatology and answer questions
2. Watch video Recovering Ice Cores (link in Resources).
3. Complete virtual
Article in the Marietta Times in Marietta, Ohio about Amy Osborne's upcoming journey to Antarctica to study nudibranchs and sea spiders.
Amy Osborne on Rodeo Beach with a pipe cleaner sea spider announces her Antarctica depature date
Rings of life is a comparative lesson allowing students to investigate growth rings in walleye Pollock from the Bering Sea and Ponderosa Pine trees.
Students will be able to compare and contrast growth rings on fish and trees, showing just one of the tools scientists use to monitor the health of different ecosystems. Students will also be able