Refine Your Results

Content Curators



Resource Types


Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

47 resources with the keyterm glacier

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
The Secret World of Animal Sleep 101 Sleepless on the Savanna Video
The Secret World of Animal Sleep 101...
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer, a Computer? Video
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer,...
Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the Right-Hand Rule Video
Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the...
Other Resource Types (47)
Lesson Planet

Model a Moving Glacier

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Glaciologists in your class make models of glaciers to simulate how they move down a valley, and then they use it to test any aspect of glacier movement. Not only is this a vivid visual of how these monsters of ice flow, but it is also...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Climate Change as a Scientific Theory

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Get your class thinking about climate change as a scientific theory. Guided by a handout, emerging earth scientists read articles and take notes about glaciers and sea ice. To conclude, they write an evaluation of the evidence for...
Lesson Planet

Geography Terms

For Teachers 6th
Providing pictures, easy-to-understand definitions, and a description of geography terms is the purpose of this resource.This presentation provides a graphic with each description of such geographic terms as island, plateau, and plain....
Lesson Planet

Glaciers and Water

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Explore the amazing power of glaciers with a hands-on earth science experiment! After first learning basic background information, learners go on to create their very own chunks of frozen water and gravel in order to observe first-hand...
Lesson Planet

Inside a Glacier - How it Flows?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Glaciers are like huge pieces of sand paper with water pockets which makes it able to mold around its environment. Why are scientists so interested in glaciers? Watch this short clip to learn why glaciers are so strong and interesting to...
Lesson Planet

Glacier Bay Seabirds

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A gorgeous collection of photographs take viewers on a virtual tour or Glacier Bay National Park with a focus on the seabirds living in the area. Adaptations to the polar climate are highlighted, different species of birds are displayed,...
Lesson Planet

Glaciers: Then and Now

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A large data table is given to your elementary earth scientists in which they record observations that they make while viewing pictures of Alaskan glaciers. They compare and contrast recent photos with older photos. Hold a discussion...
Lesson Planet

Changing Planet: Melting Glaciers

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Resource links to a video, satellite images, data, and photographs of glaciers provide emerging earth scientists the opportunity to examine how the ice has been retreating over the years. A data table is included for pupils to record...
Lesson Planet

Geographic Landforms

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Each slide is a simple notebook page with one landform in blue and its definition in red. There are 26 vocabulary terms in all, some you may want to use, and others easily hidden. It is recommended that you add photos or other graphic...
Lesson Planet

Art: Iceberg Calves

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students in small groups, research icebergs, including where they are located and the sinking of the Titanic. In addition, they discover the process of calving. Then, using construction paper and paints, students draw and color pictures...
Lesson Planet

Glaciers Worksheet #2

For Students 6th - 9th
A map of the Hudson River Valley is exhibited here. Arrows representing glacial striations are spread across the map for learners to analyze. They answer five multiple choice questions in response. The worksheet is a compact review of...
Lesson Planet

Glacial Groundwater

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students study glacial deposition and groundwater in Dutchess County, new York. They identify the permeability rates in different glacial deposits and relate this information to ground water capacity of sediments found in Dutchess...
Lesson Planet

Elements of Chemistry: Solids, Liquids and Gases

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students predict if icebergs melting has an effect on the sea level rising.  For this global warming lesson students complete an experiment to see the effects of melting icebergs and write a conclusion on their data collected.
Lesson Planet

Studying Snow and Ice Changes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare the change in snow and ice over a 10 year period. In this environmental science lesson, students use the live data on the NASA site to study and compare the monthly snow and ice amounts on a map of the entire Earth. ...
Lesson Planet

Glacier Slide

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students conduct an experiment.  In this glaciers lesson, students learn about glaciers and then perform an experiment to show how glaciers shape the landscape around them.  Students draw a picture in their journals to illustrate their...
Lesson Planet

How do Glaciers Affect the Land?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore glaciers. In this glaciers instructional activity, students color and label illustrations of glaciers, then write an expository paragraph including their physical features. Students participate in an experiment in which...
Lesson Planet

The Changing Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students observe and analyze weathering. For this earth science lesson, students demonstrate physical and chemical weathering in two experiments, then write questions for a class Jeopardy game.
Lesson Planet

Geology Project

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geology project worksheet, students work in groups and prepare a presentation that covers topics in geology. Students research the topic, prepare a poster illustrating the topic, take notes, and write up an experiment related to...
Lesson Planet

The Living Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars discuss glaciers and write a definition for a glacier as a class. After discussion, they participate in an activity that demonstrates how glaciers can cause dramatic changes and create new landforms. Groups discuss their...
Lesson Planet

Educating K-12 Students about Glacier Dynamics in a Changing Climate

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars determine which of the following parameters, slope, ice, temperature or basal condition affects the glacier speed the most. They create their own experiment to test what influences glacier speed and temperature of the ice.
Lesson Planet

Glaciers Worksheet #1

For Students 6th - 9th
The landscape impacted by glacier activity is drawn at the top of this worksheet. Ten multiple choice questions follow, some relating to the diagram, and some about the quality of soil left by glaciation. It is not often that you come...
Lesson Planet

Great Glaciers!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the earths surface and how changes happen to it.  In this glacier lesson students complete a lab activity to see how glaciers form.
Lesson Planet

Breaking it Down

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover how water expands when frozen during a glacier. In this matter instructional activity, students fill a glass jar with water, leaving no room for air in the jar and place it in the freezer.  Students retrieve the jar and...
Lesson Planet

GED Vocabulary: Earth and Space Science

For Students 9th - 12th
In this earth and space science worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given nine terms related to earthquakes, glaciers, the solar system, and sources of energy.