Sea Ice and Permafrost
Information to assist you in teaching about sea ice.
An activity to examine the capacity of sea ice to insulate.
Students conduct an experiment to see if heat could raise sea levels.
An experiment to see the impact of ice thickness on its rate of melting.
An experiment to see if melting sea ice really does result in sea level rise.
Background to assist you with the teaching of permafrost.
Students examine the important concept of feedback loops.
An experiment to simulate the impact of melting permafrost on infrastructure.
Students examine whether pressure can make a gas more dense and apply this to methane clathrates.
Activities to assist students with reviewing this unit.