Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity, learners practice the steps involved in a scientific investigation while learning why ice formations on land (not those on water) will cause a rise in sea level upon melting. This activity relates to climate change, water displacement, and density and can be performed as a demonstration or in groups. This detailed lesson guide includes key vocabulary, background information for educators, an extension activity, and resources.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > 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:

Informal Education,Mass and Weight,Data Analysis,Oceanography,NSDL,climate change,Data Representation,displacement,Biological science,Conducting Investigations,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Science and Society,ice,Mathematics,Heat and Temperature,Social Sciences,Communicating Results,Volume and Density,Materials science,Data Collection,Upper Elementary,density,Human Impact,melt,Anthropology,Atmospheric science,Changes of Phase,glaciers,Gathering Data,Life Science,General science,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926114755410T,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,History/Policy/Law,Middle School,Formulating Explanations,human impact,Data Analysis and Probability,greenhouse gas,water,Education,Weather and Climate,States of Matter,Public Policy,Chemistry,Physics,Ecology,environment,Technology and the Environment,Heat and Thermodynamics,Earth system science,sea level,Oceans and Water,General,Science and society,Measurement,Physical science,Risks and Benefits,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

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