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International Ice Patrol - Kids DLESE Reviewed Collection
The International Ice Patrol is a branch of the United States Coast Guard. They monitor iceberg danger near the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, and provide the limits of all known ice to the maritime community. This kids page provides an illustrated story of the life cycle of icebergs, as well as a list of questions and answers about icebergs in general. There is also a set of links to other sites that focus on icebergs and issues related to sea ice.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Cryology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-339
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: International Ice Patrol