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Life Cycle of a Glacier DLESE Reviewed Collection
An interactive slide show explores the journey of a single snowflake onto and through a glacier. This journey, which can take as much as 30,000 years to complete, shows that the life cycle of a glacier can be more complex than originally perceived.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
Subject:
  • Cryology
Technical requirements:
Java
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-466
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural resources
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: NOVA, the Public Broadcastig Service
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/