This is a unit on the study of glaciers and the climate change influence on glaciers. It ends with a debate on the Causes of Glacial Ages.

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by Laura Amatulli

This folder contains resources for the teacher to successfully teach about Glaciers.
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This activity will familiarize students with Glacier Vocabulary and give them background knowledge on glaciers.
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This lab will give students background knowledge on snow, water, ice properties and apply glacial understanding to their local area.
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These activities help students understand glacial basic movement.
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Glacial Terrain Features

by Laura Amatulli

This activity helps students identify glacial terrain features and also apply this to their local area.
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These activities give students a background for Remote Sensing as a tool of science and then have them use Google Earth and NASA data to study glaciers.
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These activities will have students apply glacier retreat data analysis to a study of the melt patterns of their local area.
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Changing Glaciers

by Laura Amatulli

This web-based activity will have students looking at historic glaciers and comparing them to today. Students will have up-to-date understanding of how glaciers are changing.
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Culminating Activity

by Laura Amatulli

Students will debate the causes of Ice Ages.
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