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Other

Description:

In this activity (located two-thirds of the way down the page), learners visualize the differences in water density and relate this to the potential consequences of increased glacial melting. This activity can be conducted as a demonstration and works best as an extension to preceding activity "Global Climate Change and Sea Level Rise".

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
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  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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