Charting Temperature Changes

In this activity, students chart temperature changes over time in Antarctica's paleoclimate history by reading rock cores. Students use their data to create an interactive display illustrating how Antarctica's climate timeline can be interpreted from ANDRILL rock cores.

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LuAnn Dahlman
Antarctica's Climate Secrets
Project Andrill
Activity takes three 45- to 50-minute class periods. Additional materials required.

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Teaching Tips

The teacher guide, leader notes in this case, for all the Andrill activities is housed at a separate site:

Students should have no problem following the clear and well-written directions.

Teachers may wish to visit the ANDRILL web site for additional background information about the research and Antarctica's climate history.

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