Antarctic Ice Sheet paper model

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Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Organization:United States Department of the Interior (DOI); United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Publication Date:1998
Summary:This report illustrates why there are changes on the ice sheet that covers the Antarctica continent. Students will better understand the evolution of the Antarctic ice sheet. Included are templates for making a paper model, instructions for assembly, and a discussion of development of the Antarctic ice sheet.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A; ESS2.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-5; MS-ESS2-1; MS-ESS2-2; MS-ESS2-4
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Planning and carrying out investigations
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change; Structure and function
Subjects: antarctica; department of the interior; doi; earth; earth science; geoscience; glacier; ice; model; usgs
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