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71 resources with the keyterm glaciers

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Under the Ice: Imaging Glacier Bases with Sound

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars investigate with radio waves that are used to remotely sense the topography beneath the ice sheet. They experiment with travel time of waves and convert data to distance and depth. As a result, they develop a profile of...
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Buried Treasures

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students, in teams, generate and research questions about Canada's receding glaciers. They then hold a 'press conference' in which each team provides answers for questions in their area of research. Finally, they pool their information...
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Carving Mountains

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore geography by participating in an illustration activity. For this land-form lesson, students define vocabulary terms associated with glaciers and forests. Students utilize pens, cardboard and pottery clay to draw and...
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You're As Old As Ice!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study glaciers and their terminology.  In this investigative lesson students get into groups and watch the life cycle of a glacier on a web site then answer questions.  They will then use play dough to show how glaciers...
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Discovery Science Center Activities

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a variety of experiments to meet science goals.  In this life sciences lesson, 4th graders make yogurt, discover the attraction of opposite charges in electricity, learn the effects of glaciers, and explore...
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Glacier Climbing

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students discover where glaciers exist and how they move. In this glacier lesson, students work in groups to create a glacier in a replica valley and observe its properties.
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Reading - Glaciers

For Students 4th - 5th
In this online interactive glaciers worksheet, learners respond to 10 fill in the blank and multiple choice questions regarding the information included in the provided paragraphs.
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GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space Science-Earthquakes

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth and space science learning exercise, students complete a crossword puzzle given 7 clues and a word bank on topics such as earthquakes, erosion, galaxies and weathering.
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Do Some Research - Large Mass of Ice in the Ocean

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science research worksheet, students use the library or Internet find out what a large mass of ice in the ocean is called. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic, and draw a picture to go with...
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Physical and Chemical Changes

For Students 4th - 8th
In this changes in matter worksheet, students draw a picture that shows physical and chemical changes. This worksheet has 7 fill in the blank questions.
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Glacier Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils are introduced to the powerful nature of glaciers. Using an atlas, they read the section on glaciers and examine pictures of before and after the glacier moved through an area. In groups, they complete a worksheet on the role a...
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Environment: Erosion Boxes

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover how the processes of erosion and weathering alter the physical characteristics of the environment. In a student log,they record the various types of erosion and list ways to prevent it. Using clear, plastic...
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Pressure Melting of Ice: While-U-Wait

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars demonstrates one of the few cases in which geologic solids visibly deform at room conditions. They suspend a weight on a thin wire over an ice cube to observe its effects over time.
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Key Figures of the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students gain general knowledge of the goals, route, participants, and significance of the 1899 Harriman Expedition. They link names of glaciers, fiords, mountains, flora and fauna with names of the 1899 Harriman Expedition...
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Glaciers of Canada

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine photos, a poster, maps and an article series by National Geographic to determine characteristics of glaciers and the process of glaciation. They both answer guided questions and develop their own questions about the...
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Gliding Glaciers

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students are introduced to the concept of glaciers. They discover how glaciers move and what types of landforms are formed by glaciers.
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Where Have All the Glaciers Gone?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover that scientists examine evidence from around the world in order to explain global climate change. They see that records of climate change exist, and describe photographs interpreting changes in glaciers over time.
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Glacial Climbing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners plot the current distribution of glaciers around the Earth and see if there any major trends where glaciers appear to be either growing or shrinking at abnormally high rates.
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Do Some Research: 7

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this glacial deposit research worksheet, students read the sentence and research in the library or on the Internet to find the answer and then write it on the blue line. Students then write a short report about this topic: large...
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Indiana Ice Investigations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a model of the formation of Indiana by glaciers. Working in groups with appropriate materials, they create a model documenting how glaciers moved through the land and formed the geological structure and land masses...
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Where Have All the Glaciers Gone?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine how climate change is affecting sea ice, vegetation and glaciers in the Arctic region.
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Glaciers Leave Their Imprint

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils study various types of glaciers and the landforms they create. Working in pairs, they research a type of glacial landform and construct a calendar page illustrating and describing it. The pages be compiled to create a class calendar.
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Glaciers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders summarize how Earth processes today are similar to those that occurred in the past, and explain how slow geologic processes have large cumulative effects over long periods of time.