Architecture on Ice: The Challenge of Building on Permafrost

This Architecture on Ice: The Challenge of Building on Permafrost lesson plan also includes:

Students identify the problems associated with building a structure on permafrost. In this physical science lesson, students investigate how heat and pressure affect the rate of ice melting. They read an article about traditional housing and write an essay that explains why the permafrost underneath the structures did not thaw.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 10th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Year
2010
Usage Permissions
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