Ice Age Teacher Resources
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Real Ice Ages Longer Than Movie Ice Ages
If your class's knowledge of the Ice Age is limited to animated movies, use this lesson plan to strengthen their knowledge. After sharing what they know about the Ice Age, young readers explore a news article seeking to dispel misconceptions created by the movie Ice Age 2.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 83 Downloads
The Ice Age
Hear experts provide evidence of Ice Age and glacial movement based on today's geological features. Various measurement tools are used to see what chemicals are found in ice and the atmosphere in order to determine the climate of the past. Show your earth science class this video as you talk about climate and prehistoric age.
10 mins 7th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Ice Age People in Florida?
Spring breakers first gathered in Wakulla Springs, Florida, over 10,000 years ago! Geologists and archaeologists work together to uncover hidden artifacts from this time period. Even 10,000 years ago, people went to Florida to warm themselves up after a long, cold winter up North!
5 mins 7th - 9th Science 4 Views 0 Downloads
Interested Earth enthusiasts are introduced to ice ages. The 26,000-year cycle is charted and the eras named. Several slides are dedicated to the carbon cycle and how it contributes to the changes. The reasons for the cooling of the planet are also displayed.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
European Ice Age Evidence
Evidence in Europe points to the edge of a glacier in London, and large woolly mammoth bones have been found in the North Sea, pointing to a large flood. This short clip ends after that, but shows some great footage of the woolly mammoth bones pulled from the sea.
4 mins 5th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Little Ice Age - Understanding Climate and Climate Change
Fourth graders receive data about tree ring records, solar activity, and volcanic eruptions during the Little Ice Age (1350-1850). From this data, they draw conclusions about possible natural causes of climate change
4th Science 5 Views 14 Downloads
Human PreHistory 101 Part 2: Weathering the Storm
The last ice age occurred around 20,000 years ago. What were the conditions like? How did our ancestors survive them? These questions are briefly explored in a three-minute video clip. See how in a relatively short time, humans spread from the eastern coast of Africa, to live in almost every area of the planet.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Ridgewood During the Glacial Period
Pupils listen to an oral presentation about the Ice Age. In this Ice Age lesson, students hear a presentation about the Ice Age and how it affected their area. Pupils then take a walking trip to an area that was created during the Ice Age.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
People of the Stone Age: Hunters and Gatherers
Intended for a young audience, this presentation provides a simplistic view of the life of a Stone Age hunter/gatherer. Human migration, gathering, tools, and the Ice Age are covered but not in-depth. A topical discussion with good leading questions would enhance this resource.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 15 Views 84 Downloads
Miracle Planet - Snow Ball Earth 2/5
Simulations of a snowball effect recurring on the earth show how life might have survived and might continue to survive if our planet freezes over again. How a snowball event starts is unknown, but it could be related to greenhouse gases. Continue on to part three to hear more.
9 mins 6th - 9th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Land Bridge theory of Migration
Fourth graders consider the Land Bridge Theory. In this Land Bridge Theory lesson, 4th graders discover the Bering Strait and research the land bridge formed during the last ice age. Students explore migration from Asia to Wyoming.
4th Social Studies & History 27 Views 71 Downloads