Catch My Drift: Snow Pile Sedimentology
Twelfth graders analyze snow pile sedimentology and erosion by applying the techniques geologists use to study rock strata. They suggest a remedial action to slow the rate of erosion of snowdrifts.
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I Speak for the Polar Bears!
Climate change and weather extremes impact every species, but this lesson focuses on how these changes effect polar bears. After learning about the animal, scholars create maps of snow-ice coverage and examine the yearly variability and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ice Cores: Modeling Ice Sheets
Ice cores provide scientists with knowledge of historic melt layers, air temperatures, greenhouse gases, and climate stability. Scholars work in groups to build layers representing snow and ice over thousands of years. Then, groups...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable