With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
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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