Introduction:
 

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?
 

Materials:
 

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

Procedures:
 

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

Assessment:
 

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.
 

Attached Files:
 

    Glacierdatasheet.doc 

 

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