Greenland Ice Sheet project 2: A Record of Climate Change

This interactive visualization describes how climatologists obtain and interpret evidence from the Greenland Ice Sheet in an effort to piece together a picture of Earth's distant climate history. Resource describes how glaciers form and how they can be used to collect ancient atmospheric data. The issues analyzed in the data collection are particularly good in showing how science is done in the field.

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Zachary Taylor
Wright Center, Teachers' Domain

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The graphics are clear and well done, even at the small screen size. The graphic may project, but it is better viewed by each student or in small groups on a computer.

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