The oxygen isotope sweet simulation; demonstrating how the oxygen isotope proxy records past Earth temperatures (PDF)

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  • Classroom Activities

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Earth Learning Idea (ELI)

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In this activity, students will conduct two runs of an activity to simulate, using coloured sweets, how the relative proportions of oxygen can indicate past Earth temperatures.

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