Mohawk Guy and his Band of Neogene Planktic Foraminifer Friends

Summary:

Students use Bio Cards with authentic fossil data from forams to unlock ancient history stored within sediment cores from the western equatorial Pacific.
Topic: 
Microfossils
Topic: 
Biology
Topic: 
Careers
Topic: 
Cores
Topic: 
Climate Change
Topic: 
Extinction
Topic: 
How Science Works
Activity Type: 
Classroom Activities
Grade level: 
5-8
Grade level: 
9-12

Curriculum standards

National Science Education Content Standards: 
Standard B: Science as inquiry
Standard D: Life science
Standard E: Earth and space science
Standard F: Science and technology
Next Generation Science Standards: Cross Cutting Concepts: 
Patterns
Scale, proportion, quantity
System and system models
Structure and function
Stability and change