PhET - Glaciers Lesson

In this interactive simulation, students adjust mountain snowfall and temperature to see the glacier grow and shrink, and use scientific tools to measure thickness, velocity, and glacial budget.

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Ryan Tucek
PhET University of Colorado at Boulder

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