A central Ohio health district is investigating a probable cluster of mumps cases after two cases were reported in one school building, in addition to 25 more cases in the county.
Stories in Ice
Through examining ice cores, scientists can observe and record past climate conditions without having lived in those conditions.
This lesson introduces students to the concept of a proxy as a substitute for actual observations. Students participate in a simulation in which they use proxies to determine what their science teacher had to eat for three days before becoming ill with food poisoning.
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