Questions about Sea LevelIntroduction:These days one hears a
lot about rising sea levels. Alarmists predict that New York City and Los
Angeles will soon be under water as warming temperatures melt the polar ice
caps and cause the ocean levels to rise. This may happen and it
may not. Who knows what the future will bring?While
we cannot be certain about what will happen in the future, we are relatively
certain about what happened in the past. Geologic records and fossil remnants
offer strong evidence that shows how sea levels have changed over the history
of the Earth. So what happened? In this assignment, you will be asking the
questions.Assignment:Go to the following web
site and read the information.Sea Level and
Based on what you have
read, write questions for the answers below. That is right! You are to WRITE
QUESTIONS. I have written answers below. Write questions for each answer.
The answers I write will be in complete sentences. I expect you to write
complete questions. Don’t forget to include the question mark! It is possible to write
questions that match my answers that have nothing to do with changing sea
levels. Do not expect to get credit for questions not relating to changing sea
They are closely related.
A recent cold period in the 19th century.
It was about 125 meters below today’s sea level.
HINT: The remaining
answers are answers to analysis-type questions. The answers are not found in
the reading. You will need to read the answers and figure out what type of
analysis questions would result in the answers given. In other words, you will
have to THINK!There you have it! You
are done with this assignment. Send me your questions. If you have written
complete questions that relate to changing sea levels over geologic time, you
will receive a good grade.GOOD LUCK AND HAVE FUN!