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This activity demonstrates how glacial movement carves the landscape and leaves behind evidence such as moraines, erratics, and U-shaped valleys

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Add a Tech Twist Optional: Consider showing the video "All About Glaciers for Kids: How Glaciers Form and Erode to Create Landforms"
Hints for uses in your library This could be a fun demonstration to do during a longer program, such as a summer camp-style program
Related Links American Geosciences Institute
National Park Service
National Snow & Ice Data Center: What is a Glacier?
National Geographic: Glacier
USGS: Glaciers and Icecaps
NASA Climate Kids: 10 Interesting Things About Glaciers
NASA Ice
NASA: Global Climate Change
NASA: Images of Change
Originating Source Earth Science Week
Photo Credit: NASA
Related Books
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Glaciers by Christine Webster
Glaciers by Isaac Nadeau
Climate Change: Shifting Glaciers, Deserts, and Climate Belts by Timothy M Kusky
The Science of Glaciers: How Temperature Works by Karen Latchana Kenney

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Glacier Slide

Glacier Slide

This activity demonstrates how glacial movement carves the landscape and leaves behind evidence such as moraines, erratics, and U-shaped valleys