To better understand the movement of glaciers and current glacier conditions we will use NASA images to answer questions.

Group Size: Any

Learning Objectives:

To utilize NASA data to better understand glaciers.

Guiding Question:

How can we use actual NASA images to learn more about glaciers?


Websites found on NASA data collection sheet. Computer and internet access.


Have students use the internet links to record observations and data.


Answer questions using the data provided on websites.

Answer Key or Rubric:

Students will answer questions using the images provided. This will vary upon interpretation.

Benchmark or Standards:

E5.4D Based on evidence of observable changes in recent history and climate change models, explain the consequences of warmer oceans, and changing climatic zones.

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