Knowledge about ice
Here, you can become an expert in ice and climate change! There are 5 topics. Start with number 1 and browse through the programme using the green ‘next’ buttons.
1. Ice on land: What is a glacier, an ice cap and an ice sheet? Where can you find glaciers? And what is an ice age?
2. Glacier formation: How is a glacier formed? How does it behave? Is ice flowing?
3. When ice is melting: What happens when the ice on land melts? Why can you find mammoth skeletons at the bottom of the North Sea?
4. Why is the ice melting: Why and how is the ice melting today?
In the footsteps of the scientist: Learn what it’s like to be polar scientist and work with ice.
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List of concepts: What exactly is a Moraine? Quick links to different concepts used on this site.
Exercises and experiments: Links to all exercises and experiments.
Movies, links and fun: See awesome movies with glaciers.