Topic Guide: Paleoclimate

W.A. Jr. Prothero, University of California, Santa Barbara Oceanography

This University of California, Santa Barbara mini-study teaches students about determining paleoclimate (or past climate) based on recently collected data. Web links to data and background information are included, as are worksheet templates and guides for an optional student presentation.

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Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Stable Isotopes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Topics: Biosphere:Microbiology, Climate, Solid Earth:Geochemistry:Stable Isotopes
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate ChangeKeywords: climate change, oxygen isotope