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This site contains both qualitative and quantitative information about icebergs. Students will discover that an iceberg is a massive piece of ice of greatly varying shape, protruding 5 m or more above sea-level, which has broken away from a glacier and which may be afloat or aground. They will also find that icebergs are classified by shape and size. This information is from the Manual of Standard ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This self-paced, interactive tutorial teaches how to estimate the travel time, acceleration, and trajectory of iceberg movement from satellite images. Factors that impact the complex motion of icebergs, such as weather, ice processes and oceanographic influences are also explored. This resource is part of the tutorial series, Satellite Observations in Science Education, and is the third of three modules ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Cryology, Hydrology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This self-paced, interactive tutorial guides learners through the decision-making process in locating data that will enable the identification of tabular icebergs, including: selecting the appropriate satellite orbit, and identifying the optimal solar and infrared wavelength values to discriminate between water and ice in remotely-sensed images. This resource is part of the tutorial series, Satellite ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Cryology, Mathematics, Technology
 
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This site contains an extensive list of frequently asked questions and short answers regarding the characteristics of icebergs. In addition, there are links to detailed descriptions of the six main types of icebergs, other interesting facts about icebergs, and photographs of Newfoundland icebergs. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology, Physical oceanography
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on glaciers and icebergs, specifically, glacial scraping and landforms left behind by glaciers, and information about icebergs in the oceans. Students do a lab simulating glacial scouring. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, extensions, suggested readings, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Cryology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This self-paced, interactive tutorial enables learners to identify and measure iceberg size from remotely-sensed satellite images. Two techniques are explored: the geometric shape method, which provides a rapid rough estimate of area; and the pixel count method, which employs special software to measure the size more accurately. This resource is part of the tutorial series, Satellite Observations ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Cryology, Mathematics, Technology
 
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The Antarctic Meteorological Research Center focuses on observational Antarctic meteorological research, providing real-time and archived meteorological data and observations and provides recent and archived imagery of icebergs, including data and imagery. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Video, Webcast - visual
Subject: Cryology, Environmental 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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Iceberg B-15A, in Antarcticas McMurdo Sound, is as large as Long Island, NY (3,000 square kilometers or 1,200 square miles) and is the largest fragment of a much larger iceberg that broke away from the Ross Ice Shelf in March 2000. Iceberg B-15A has trapped sea ice in McMurdo Sound, and the ice build-up presents significant problems for Antarctic penguins, which must now swim great distances to reach ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Cryology
 
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This animation is a sequence showing the formation of the Pine Island iceberg and the glacial seaward flow upstream from the crack. It is a series of MISR images from the Terra satellite on top of the continental Radarsat view of Antarctica. The Pine Island Glacier is the largest discharger of ice in Antarctica and the continents fastest moving glacier. Even so, when a large crack formed across the ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Cryology
 
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