Thickness of the Ice Sheets at Various Locations 21,000 Years Ago Compared with Modern Skylines

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Link to Resource: https://xkcd.com/1225/
Resource Type:Image Collections; Teaching Media
Grade Level:
4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:XKCD
Summary:This small infographic shows the thickness of see ice up against famous city skylines. Notice how much bigger the ice sheets are than the cities!
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 2; Big Idea 4
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.C; ESS2.A
NGSS Performance Expectations:5-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-3; HS-ESS2-4; MS-ESS1-4; MS-ESS2-1; MS-ESS2-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; climate; climate change; earth; earth science; elementary school; geologic time; geoscience; high school; history; ice; infographic; k-5 geosource; little ice age; middle school; oceans
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