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This web page contains 23 multiple-choice practice exam questions on the topic glaciers and glaciation. It is part of the Principles of Earth Science course at the University of South Dakota. Users select an answer, then click to see if it is correct. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Cryology
 
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This slide show follows a snowflake through its life in a glacier. The path of the ice crystal is traced from its incorporation in the zone of accumulation, through the zone of ablation to its final departure, whether being calved as an iceberg or melting or sublimated. There is also information on the speed of the glacier and the difference between a cold and a warm glacier. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Cryology
 
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In this activity, students will explore the characteristics of ice and explain the influencing factors by using Internet connections to polar field experiences, making their own ice cores and taking a field trip for obtaining a local ice core. The students will practice scientific journaling to document their observations. They will assemble their findings, develop a poster of their ice core and explain ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Cryology
 
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This activity helps students to understand the many roles that polar sea ice plays in the systems that maintain our planet, by first helping them to understand the process of the formation of ice in oceanic regimes. Students will use an inquiry based lab experience relating salt content to the ability of water to freeze in order to begin this study. Specifically, they will design an experiment to ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Cryology
 
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This site presents basic facts about snowflakes and snow crystals. It explains why snowflakes look like they do. Students can also learn what snow crystals are, how they form, and why they grow into such diverse shapes. The site explains the conditions under which the various types of snowflakes are formed and includes a morphology diagram which gives the crystal shape under different conditions. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology
 
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This site provides students with a look at the different types of falling snow. Although no two snowflakes are exactly alike, their forms usually fall into several broad categories. The categories addressed include the basic snowflake forms known as stellar dendrites, sectored plates, hollow columns, needles, spatial dendrites, capped columns, rimed crystals and irregular crystals. A special section ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology
 
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At this site students will discover that more than any other ice sheet, the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has the greatest potential to raise sea levels all over the world. They will also learn how scientists are studying it, both in the field and back in the laboratory. This is an in-depth profile of a glaciologist who studies the ice streams of this ice sheet, which flow to the Southern Ocean. In the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Cryology
 
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This atlas contains Landsat images, aerial photographs, selected maps, and other data, which provide a baseline look (from the mid-1970's) at glaciation in Canada, the conterminous United States, and Mexico. The Landsat false-color imagery includes ice fields, outlet glaciers, valley glaciers, and cirque glaciers, as well as ice caps. Ice features are grouped by location and a full description is ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology
 
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This project establishes an educational and scientific partnership between elementary and middle school students, a regional university, and a national scientific laboratory, all focusing on the science and mathematics of snowflake formation. Students will conduct fieldwork investigations using portable digital microscopes, laptop computers, and cameras to record snowflake patterns. They will study ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Project
Subject: Cryology
 
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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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