Whither Arctic Sea Ice?

In this activity students work with real datasets to investigate a real situation regarding disappearing Arctic sea ice. The case study has students working side-by-side with a scientist from the National Snow and Ice Data Center and an Inuit community in Manitoba.

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Betsy Youngman
Earth Exploration Toolbook Chapter
Activity could take a week's class time to do all parts adequately but can be considerably shortened. Requires computer and internet access for each small team of students.

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Extensive technical requirements, but all instructions are available and clear, and troubleshooting suggestions are included.

Procedure is detailed and requires time and patience to work through it.

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