Paleoclimates and Pollen

Grade Level: 7 – 9
Activity Summary:

  • Analyze a model of pollen grains in soil samples from Washington or Colorado to determine the type and amount of “pollen” in the samples, the type of vegetation and age of their samples, and conclude the likely climate at the time the pollen was shed.

Activity Material:
http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/teacher_resources/teach_pollen.html

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