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High School: 1 Disciplinary Core Idea, 1 Cross Cutting Concept
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- This short video could be used to help students answer the question "How do we know what we know about environmental changes?"
About the Science
- This narrated video follows two scientists to Greenland to investigate changes in the Petermann Ice Shelf, the second-largest ice sheet on the globe, and to search for instrumentation left on the shelf a year earlier that had ceased to relay data.
- Video, accompanying text, still images, and diagrams document changes to the Petermann Ice Shelf observed by these scientists, including the mechanism behind ice sheet deterioration.
- Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
About the Pedagogy
- A good example of how data is used over short and long periods to provide evidence of global warming.
- Video tells a compelling story of science at work in a remote and challenging environment. The journalist who accompanied the scientists on this expedition shares his perspective as well.
Technical Details/Ease of Use
- Professionally done, well organized and presented.
- Visual quality is excellent; story is easy to follow and very engaging.
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Next Generation Science Standards See how this Video supports:
Disciplinary Core Ideas: 1
HS-ESS3.D2:Through computer simulations and other studies, important discoveries are still being made about how the ocean, the atmosphere, and the biosphere interact and are modified in response to human activities.