Actvity Summary: This model is a replica of a core retrieved in the Antarctic Peninsula on ODP Expedition 178

This model shows seasonal layers (laminae) composed of different diatoms species that were deposited during the late Holocene and provides evidence for the changing climate and glacial retreat that took place in the region after the last ice age. This core section also contains a drop stone.

  • Standard E: Earth and space science

  • Patterns

  • Developing and using models
  • Analyzing and interpreting data

  • ESS1. C The history of the planet Earth