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28 resources with the concept sea ice

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Learning Ocean Science through Ocean Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The 10 inquiry-based lessons in this collection, developed for NOAA Voyages of Discovery and the Ocean Explorer WebSite, give young oceanographers experience using scientific data and modeling scientific work and thinking. Beginning with...
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Climate Change as a Scientific Theory

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Get your class thinking about climate change as a scientific theory. Guided by a handout, emerging earth scientists read articles and take notes about glaciers and sea ice. To conclude, they write an evaluation of the evidence for...
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Investigating Sea Level Rise

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Find an explanation for the sea level rise. Pupils investigate the difference that melting land ice and sea ice have on the sea level. Groups create two models—one with ice on land and one with ice in the water. As the ice melts, teams...
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2018 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Less than nine percent of all AP Environmental Science test takers scored a perfect five on the exam in 2018. Learn from the best answers as well as the common mistakes thanks to the College Board. Four questions from the test covering...
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Identifying Sea Ice

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sea ice contains 17 sub-types based on age and various characteristics. Scholars observe ice floating in a simulated ocean and record their observations. Then, they view photographs of different types of sea ice and learn to...
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Where Have All the Glaciers Gone?

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
What happens when ice melts? Well ... water happens. When that melting ice is a glacier, the amount of water that results produces change throughout the world. Middle school science sleuths uncover the truth about global warming, the...
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At-Risk Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Waiting to Move," a photo essay by Ciril Jazbec, brings into sharp focus the threats posed by climate change. Class members examine images of Shishmaref Island and the Native Alaskan Inupiate coastal villages that are impacted by rising...
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Global Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
One of the most vulnerable cities to the rise in sea levels is Venice, which already has periodic flooding. In the hands-on activity, participants design an experiment to show rising sea levels caused by sea ice melt and by glacial melt...
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Exploring Potential Human Impacts

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Arctic sea ice reflects 80 percent of sunlight, striking it back into space; with sea ice melting, the world's oceans become warmer, which furthers global warming. These activities explore how humans are impacting ecosystems around the...
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Life in the Crystal Palace

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Marine biologists research sea ice communities. Assign some groups to construct paper models of sea ice communities in winter, and some to construct models of them in summer. The lesson is simplistic, but the Internet resources provided...
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Sea Water Freeze

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students observe how salinity affects the time it takes water to freeze. They participate in an experiment to determine that ice is essentially salt-free whether formed from fresh or salt water
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Scientific Investigation of Sea Ice Thickness

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars study the importance of global ocean currents, sea water chemistry, and cultural issues surrounding sea ice. In the field, students travel to the floe edge with their teacher and an elder to drill holes in the ice and...
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Sea and Ice Salinity

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students conduct an experiment.  In this salinity lesson plan, students learn about sea ice, why it is important and how changing amounts can affect the sea.  Students conduct an experiment to find out the effects of salinity on the...
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Graphing Sea Ice Extent in the Arctic and Antarctic

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars graph sea ice data and predict long term trends in the data. In this climate change lesson plan, students use sea ice data from the Arctic and Antarctic to construct line graphs. They use their graphs to predict the...
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Sea Ice: Unscrambling the Egg Code

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students determine sea ice thickness, concentration, and floe size by reading egg codes.  In this sea ice conditions lesson, students color code a map based on prescribed criteria and use the maps to identify changes in sea ice...
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Sea Ice Board Game

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students understand the sea ice cycle and can explain its stages. In this Sea Ice lesson plan, students play a game to identify types of sea ice. Students answer critical thinking questions about sea ice. Students complete a sea ice...
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Penguins Nesting Know-How

For Teachers K - 6th
Students maintain a field journal as they follow penguin parents raising their chicks during the breeding season. They formulate testable questions. Students reflect on animal behavior in the field related to survival and chick rearing.
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Whales and Sea Ice: Investigating Insulation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the properties of insulation as it relates to whales and sea ice. They research whales and examine the atmospheric changes that occur when there are changes in sea ice.
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Global Warming: Life in a Greenhouse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the evidence that scientists have used to support the existence of global warming and the greenhouse effect. How the concepts have been developed and evaluated form the focus of this lesson.
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Observing Sea Ice

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars study and observe types of sea ice found in Alaska. In this sea ice lesson, students use the student network for observing weather to study the different types of sea ice. Young scholars study sea ice depicted in Alaskan art.
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Displaying Sea Ice

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students display their knowledge of sea ice. In this earth science lesson, students create displays reflecting their understanding of sea ice.Students research the development of sea ice on a variety of bodies of water, and use proper...
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Sea Ice: Cracking the Egg Code

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study the egg code to learn about sea ice. In this sea ice lesson, students discuss and view a diagram to learn about the egg code when describing sea ice and its thickness. Students work in groups to play a game using the egg...
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Sea Ice and Satellites

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners study satellites and satellite images using Google Earth. For this satellite lesson, students discuss satellites and how they work. Learners watch a demonstration of how satellites work and learn what they are used for. Students...
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Sea Ice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students observe the freezing times and temperatures of water with varying levels of salinity. They determine how icebergs form, how they act, and what they may be made of. They discover that salinity level affects the time it takes...