Melting Ice

Type of Resource



This activity uses a mix of multimedia resources and hands-on activities to support a storyline of investigation into melting sea and land ice.

Performance Expectations

HS-ESS3-5   Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth systems.

MS-LS2-4   Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.

MS-ESS3-5   Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.

Science and Engineering Practices

Disciplinary Core Ideas