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Antarctica: Sea Ice
This video segment, adapted from a NOVA broadcast, shows how sea ice forms in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica and how its seasonal fluctuation dramatically changes the continent. The segment, two minutes thirty-five seconds in length, includes rare footage of the destruction of the British ship 'Endurance', trapped and crushed by sea ice in 1914.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Video
Subject:
  • Cryology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2006,1998 WGBH Educational Foundation. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-678
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
http://www.wgbh.org/