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This site presents average ice conditions estimated using satellite passive microwave data for the most recent month available, as well as snapshots of trends and anomalies that compare these recent conditions with the mean for the month. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Physical oceanography
 
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Thousands of people in the Andes mountains of Peru are having their lives affected in both a practical and cultural way by climate change, which is causing the region's glaciers to melt. This document explores the causes of the glacial melt and its impacts on the local cultures. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Journal article
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Environmental science
 
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This lesson plan allows students to participate in a number of in-class experiments using ice. Students will come to understand the effects of global warming on icecaps and the worldwide consequences that may result. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Environmental science, Physical oceanography
 
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NASA and Russian scientists have been selected to take the search for life in the solar system to the frozen reaches of Earth. Life forms (from diatoms and bacteria to mammoths) preserved in the Siberian permafrost can yield evidence about how life has changed on the molecular level and provide a treasure trove of ancient enzymes, proteins, and biochemicals. The ecosystems of the ice and permafrost ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Report
Subject: Biology, Cryology, Space science
 
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In this lesson plan, students will learn about the potential threat posed by icebergs, particularly the enormous icebergs that have broken away from Antarctica's Ronne Ice Shelf. They will research a news article and various web sites (links are provided) to collect information about icebergs, discuss what icebergs are and where they are found, and brainstorm a list of potential problems that could ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Lesson plan
Subject: Cryology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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As part of this classroom activity, students will record and graph temperature data to learn about the search for water on Mars. Using models of frozen and ice-free "soils" constructed from readily available materials (a list is provided), they will examine (by periodically measuring temperature and graphing the results) how the ice content of the Martian soil affects the rate at which a warm probe ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Cryology, Hydrology, Space science
 
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This summary of the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was compiled to describe the current state of understanding of the climate system as it was when the document was written in 2001. It provides estimates of the climate system's projected future evolution and the uncertainties associated with these projections. The report includes information on expected changes ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Abstract / Summary
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Environmental science
 
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A phase diagram shows the preferred physical states of matter at different temperatures and pressures. This phase diagram shows these states for water. Critical points, triple points, and ice phase processes are defined and illustrated as a function of pressure and temperature. The diagram is accompanied by a set of tables that give detailed thermodynamic data for the triple points and structural/crystallographic ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology, Mineralogy or petrology, Physics
 
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This lesson plan provides instruction to teachers for creating a glacier in the classroom to demonstrate how glaciation affects landforms. Learning objectives include student understanding that as glaciers move, they create a variety of patterns on landforms by a process called glacial scraping, that the scraping patterns left by a glacier depend on how the glacier moved over the landform, and that ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Cryology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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CRYosphere SYStem in Canada (CRYSYS) provides information on the Earth's cryosphere and its relation to the climate system. Contents include facts about snow, lake ice, sea ice, permafrost, and glaciers and ice caps. A photo gallery offers several images of many cryospheric phenomena. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Hydrology
 
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