# Pre AP Geo Group B Assignment

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## Paleoclimate project 200 points total

Four parts and each part is worth 50 points.

Your two large graph
papers showing the Milankovitch Cycles + Climate (50 points)

Essay on your analysis and the
class paleoclimate results 2 to 3 pages. (50 points)

Quiz on paleoclimate from class lecture, powerpoints and on
line readings. (50 points)

Group A Essay Assignment, see explanation below (50
points)

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Your group
will have a total of 4 graphs on two different large
graph papers. One paper will align and overlap Eccentricity for the past 425,000 years with
data from climate graph #3. The second large paper will graph and overlap Axial Precession for
the past 425,000 years with graph #3.

After
making your large graphs, you will write a 2 to 3 page essay which analyzes the
results of your Milankovitch graphs along with the results from the four other groups. This
essay should explain any relationships, either positive or negative, between
climate and the variables being graphed. The paper must be had written and should
end with a summary of what you learned from this paleoclimate project.

The
Paleoclimate quiz will be over the material covered in my three power point
presentations and the introductory reading assignments we did from my web
page.

Final
Research Assignment for Group B: This essay needs to be 2 to 3 pages long and
hand written. It should address the following topics.

-What is
the greenhouse effect and what are greenhouse gases?

-Discussion
of the Keeling Curve

-How can the Milankovitch Cycles affect
climate?

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