Glacier Melt

This short video shows an example of melting alpine glaciers in the Austrian Alps (Goldberg Glacier). Disappearing alpine glaciers have social and environmental impacts, including the decline of fresh water supplies and contributing to sea level rise.

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National Geographic

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Video does not provide any background that connects global warming and glacial melt. It might be a good hook to serve as an introduction to a class period that covers this topic.

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