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Other

Description:

In this activity, students compare 2 photographs (with time span of 30-100 years between photos) of specific Alaskan glaciers to observe how glaciers have changed over the time interval. Activity is a good kickoff for learning about glaciology - how and why glaciers form, grow and shrink, and their relation to climate change.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 6,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184128410T,Grade 4,Grade 5,Grade 8,Conservation,Space Science,Mathematics,Social Sciences,NSDL,Humans and the environment,Upper Elementary,Science process skills,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Analyzing data,Informal Education,Climate,Middle School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science,Elementary School,Environmental change,Global climate change,Science as inquiry,Grade 7,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,General,Personal and social issues,Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

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