Thousands of Nameless Short-Lived lakes - Greenland 2014: Follow the Water

The Greenland 2014: Follow the Water video is about Greenland's ice sheet, accompanied by computer models of the same, to show how the ice is melting, where the meltwater is going, and what it is doing both on the surface and beneath the ice.

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Could be incorporated into classes exploring Arctic or polar regions or the cryosphere. Could also be used if considering sea level rise and glaciers in general, or Greenland in specific.

Could be used to explore accelerating ice melt and as an example of a positive feedback loop.

The message can be a little depressing; educators should be thoughtful about how to present this to students.