Secrets of the Sediments

Ramona Smith, Consortium for Ocean Leadership

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In this activity students graph and analyze data from marine sediment cores of the coast of Santa Barbara to predict what the global climate was during the past 160,000 years.

Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Activities
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)