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Published in 2012
Explore and experience the forces that shape the world around us. Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice.  It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands.
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"""""Snowflakes"""" is a public presentation that introduces nanoscale science through the subject of snowflakes. Visitors learn that the complex structure of snowflakes results from the nanoscale arrangement of water molecules in an ice crystal, and that snowflakes are examples of self-assembled...
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Published in 2014
If you heard a boom or felt your house shake, you may have experienced a frost quake.
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Published in 2017
For more than 50 years, Baltazar Ushca Tenesaca has been ascending Ecuador's tallest mountain to harvest glacial ice. At one time, there were 40 or so ice merchants who made the daily trek up the active volcano. but now, only Ushca continues this 500-year-old tradition. And while the deman for ice...
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Published in 2013
Explore and experience the forces that shape the world around us. Learn the warning signs of an avalanche before it's triggered.
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A curated collection of snow images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.
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A curated collection of ice storm images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.
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A curated collection of hail storm images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.
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Earth's polar regions may seem remote, but they are an integral part of the entire Earth system. For example, pollution from other areas affects Arctic and Antarctic ecosystems, and changes in the icy landscapes of the polar regions may influence global ocean circulation patterns and accelerate...
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Global climate change, whether a result of natural variability or of human activity, is a vital issue for life on Earth and involves many processes and concepts related to chemistry. Engaging with this issue in deliberative discourse with colleagues and others requires understanding the fundamental...
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This page explains what actions to take when you receive a winter weather storm alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a snowstorm or extreme cold.
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The Antarctic Sun is a publication posted on the website at McMurdo Station in Antarctica for the United States Antarctic Program. It provides information about the inhabitants (human and animal), the geographical location and scientific projects on and under the ice in Antarctica.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
Snow Dragon. Pure Imagination. Frozen Minotaur. These are the names Eddy Cartaya and his climbing partner Brent McGregor gave three glacier caves that they were the first to explore, caves that are morphing constantly thanks to warm water and warm air. At TEDYouth, Cartaya takes us inside these...
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Published in 2017
"""""Exploring the Universe: Ice orbs"""" is a hands-on activity in which visitors investigate a frozen sphere, trying to learn about objects hidden inside. Participants learn that planetary scientists at NASA are investigating """"icy worlds"""" in the outer solar system, looking for evidence of...
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Like animals everywhere, Antarctic penguins are adjusting, or not, to changes in their habitat brought by warming temperatures. With extensive field research on their existing colonies, and a 45,000 year-old record contained in deposits of their bones and egg shells, we know more about how Antarctic...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2015
One could say that snowflakes are simply frozen water -- but if you compare a snowflake to an ice cube, you'll notice the big difference. Why are all snowflakes six-sided? Why are none of them exactly the same? Marusa Bradac sheds light on the secret life of snowflakes.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2015
"The Arctic may seem like a frozen and desolate environment here nothing ever changes. But the climate of this unique and remote region can be both an early indicator of the climate of the rest of the Earth and a driver for weather patterns across the globe. William Chapman explains why scientists...
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A snowflake forms when a liquid water molecule becomes a frozen crystallized structure. Students will use Wixie to paint and personify their own unique snowflake and tell the story of that snowflake's adventure as it falls to Earth.
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Athropolis is a website devoted to informing children about the polar regions through games, puzzles, stories, songs, virtual library, etc. Imaginary characters and the storyline are targeted toward elementaty students.
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Published in 2010
"In May 2010, YouTube user """"""""beatlesfanxxl"""""""" uploaded a jaw-dropping moment that went viral with nearly seven million views. It was late spring in Oklahoma City, and he and his family were watching a nasty storm pass through. You can only imagine their shock and horror when suddenly the...
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