Hillary Tulley, Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic (TEA)
A classroom activity that simulates radioactive decay using M&M candies. Students explore the concept of half-life and learn about dating techniques while learning about mummified Weddell seals from the Antarctic. The site provides detailed instructions and materials lists for the activity. Appropriate for grades 7-9.
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity Climate Literacy Principles: Complex Interactions:Carbon Cycle, Sun Drives Earth System:Fossil Fuel Formation Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Time/Earth History
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