Ice Core
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A cylindrical section of ice removed from a glacier or an ice sheet in order to study climate patterns of the past. By performing chemical analyses on the air trapped in the ice. scientists can estimate the percentage of carbon dioxide and other trace gases in the atmosphere at that time.

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55.2

FK Grade Level
High School
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    A cylindrical section of ice removed from a glacier or an ice sheet in order to study climate patterns of the past. By performing chemical analyses on the air trapped in the ice, scientists can estimate the percentage of carbon dioxide and other trace gases in the atmosphere at a given time.

    FK Reading Ease
    45.4

    FK Grade Level
    College
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    A cylindrical section of ice removed from a glacier or an ice sheet in order to study climate patterns of the past. By performing chemical analyses on the air trapped in the ice, scientists can estimate the percentage of carbon dioxide and other trace gases in the atmosphere at that time.

    FK Reading Ease
    46.6

    FK Grade Level
    College
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