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Students are provided with background information on palynology through in-class overviews and required readings. The assignment instructions, pollen key, and pollen slides to be counted are provided online through the course Blackboard site. Activities include: identification and counting of a series of pollen slides, organization and graphic presentation of collected data, comparison with global environmental data. Students must provide a summary that includes their interpretations and conclusions. The activity provides an example of how fossils can be used to recognize patterns of environmental change.

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    • Grade 1
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    • Grade 5
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    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

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    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100502200029125T,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Paleoecology,Taxon-Specific Items,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Biostratigraphy/Biogeography,Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction,NSDL

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    English

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