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Climate Analysis Using Planktonic Foraminifera
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Students manipulate, plot, and interpret data on the occurence of a particular species of foraminifera in the fossil record in order to infer changes in climate during the last 160,000 years.
- Fossils provide evidence of past life.
- Scientists use fossils to learn about past life.
- Scientists can test ideas about events and processes long past, very distant, and not directly observable.
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