Interactive Geologic Timeline Activity

In this learning activity, students use a web-based geologic timeline to examine temperature, CO2 concentration, and ice cover data to investigate how climate has changed during the last 715 million years.

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Environmental Literacy and Inquiry Working Group at Lehigh University
Activity takes one to two lesson periods (possibly homework assignment).

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