Frozen Earth

This video montage of spectacular NASA satellite images set to music shows different types of ice and ice features as well as descriptions of satellite-based measurements of ice cover. Text captioning describes how global ice cover is changing, and how this is measured.

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nasa.gov/multimedia

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

The sound is basically just music, so it can be turned off and the video can be used like an automated PowerPoint presentation; it would work well with teacher-provided lecture content.

The animated graph of Arctic ice minima is compelling and important, but underplayed in the video - it is only shown briefly. So instructors may want to stop the video to talk about it.