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Warnings from the Ice

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Stories in the Ice
Look at a composite ice core and find out what it reveals about past climate change. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Antarctic Almanac
Did you know that the winter sea ice around Antarctica grows at nearly 103,600 square kilometers (40,000 square miles) a day? Or that the continent's largest land animal is a wingless fly? Learn this and more in this fact sheet about Antarctica. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Water World
Look at these images to see what would happen to Florida, Southeast Asia, and other coastal locales if the West Antarctic Ice Sheet were to melt. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Live and Breathe Antarctica (Cool Science)
Do this online activity to learn what it's like to live and work in Antarctica and discover why one astronomer would risk sunburn, altitude sickness, and frostbite to find out how molecular clouds form. (No plug-in required.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8)

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Program Transcript
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Teacher's Guide
Warnings from the Ice
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