What's Causing Sea-Level Rise? Land Ice Vs. Sea Ice

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Link to Resource: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/teach/activity/whats-causing-sea-level-rise-land-ice-vs-sea-ice/
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Language:English
Organization:NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Summary:In this activity, students will learn about sea ice and land ice. They will observe ice melting on a solid surface near a body of water and ice melting in a body of water. Prior to the activity, students will predict what each situation will do to the level of water and then compare their prediction to what they observe.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 5; Big Idea 9
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A; ESS2.C; ESS2.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:2-ESS2-3; 3-ESS2-2; 5-ESS2-1; MS-ESS2-4
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Developing and using models; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Patterns; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; climate change; elementary school; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; middle school; nasa; oceans
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