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This glossary provides definitions of terms necessary to understand the modern glacier environment. Terms are listed in alphabetical order and are accompanied by photographs. A separate section provides definitions of each type, accompanied by a photograph of an example. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Glossary
Subject: Cryology
 
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This video shows the retreat of the Laurentide ice sheet that covered much of North America from 18,000 to 8,000 years ago. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Video, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Cryology, Geologic time
 
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This hands-on activity demonstrates the abrasive power of glaciers carrying rocks and sand. Its purpose is to illustrate the concept that glaciers change the Earth's surface through the processes of erosion and deposition. Students construct model glaciers by freezing water with sand and pebbles at the bottom to represent the rock fragments carried by a real glacier. They then rub their 'glacier' ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Cryology, Geology
 
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In this exercise, students observe simulations of melting sea ice and a melting continental ice sheet in order to investigate the relationship between the melting of the ice and the water level in the tank. The water tanks simulate the world oceans. In the first example, the ice is floating in water. This would be an example of icebergs or Arctic ice floating on the ocean. In the second example the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Climatology, Cryology
 
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This animation shows the retreat of glacial ice, changes in the shoreline, and the disappearance of the land bridge across the Bering Sea which occurred at the end of the last ice age, beginning just over 21,000 years ago. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Cryology, Geologic time, Geology
 
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