Explaining Glaciers Accurately published by NSTA will give teachers background on how to teach glaciers and ideas for two activities.


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  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
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  • Grade 10


Earth Science Glaciers



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Curriki Rating
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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2011-07-26.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is an internet scavenger hunt designed for students to use research skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as creativity and communication. A graphic organizer is included and a specific set of questions is designed to be answered. Students are asked to map the words and then invent an original story. The graphic organizer guides them through the whole process.
Curriki Review System
August 7, 2011

This resource is part of a collection, Teacher Best Practices, which is part of the larger resource Glaciers and Climate Change Unit, which received a rating of 3-Exemplary in the Curriki Review System. You can learn more about this larger resource by reading its review and comments.

Christine Mytko
August 7, 2011

What a great resource! Fantastic hands-on activities demonstrating plucking and abrasion.

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