PhET - Glaciers Lesson

Ryan Tucek, PhET University of Colorado at Boulder

In this interactive simulation, students adjust mountain snowfall and temperature to see the glacier grow and shrink, and use scientific tools to measure thickness, velocity, and glacial budget.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Global change modeling
Resource Type: Activities
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)