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
IceCube publishes their End of Season Report entitled "Summer season done, now ready for the long winter."
Eric Thuma, a physics teacher at Stoney Creek High School, recently spent three weeks in Antarctica assisting in scientific polar research.
Eric Thuma stands on the McMurdo Ice Sheet, preparing to extract a seismometer. (Photo provided by Dr. Doug MacAyeal)
Dennis Price from The Radio Hotline interviews Kate about her South Pole Expedition in this hour long episode.
Kate at The Radio Hotline with Dennis Price
Local news source in Rochester, MI covers the deployment of Eric Thuma to McMurdo Station.
Washington-Lee High School publishes a post entitled "UPDATE/ Science Teacher, Ms. Miller, Begins Research at South Pole - Washington-Lee."