How Do Ice Cores Allow Researchers to Look at Global Change?

In this video, a PhD Student from the University of Maine explains how ice cores are used to study global climate change.

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Bess Koffman
Anya Rose
Karl Kreutz
Ron Lisnet
University of Maine

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Could be used as in a lesson or unit on Antarctica and climate change.

Effective brief framing tool for use as an introduction to a unit on paleoclimatology or "how do scientists know what they know?" - not a teaching tool for details of paleoclimatology.

Teachers could also use this video to have a discussion about young women in climate science.

Progression of time that is captured in the ice cores should be clarified by the educator.

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