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Mountain of Ice

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

Krakauer in Antarctica
Read author and mountaineer Jon Krakauer's description of Antarctica, where the cold can suddenly overwhelm you and the light, color, snow, and ice can dazzle. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

The Producer's Story
Follow a firsthand account of the adventure of filming the ascent to Antarctica's highest peak from producer Liesl Clark, the first woman to summit Vinson from its east side. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Expedition Panoramas
View 360-degree photographs of three of the team's camps. (QuickTime plugin required.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Life Cycle of a Glacier
Follow the journey of a single snowflake as it takes a 30,000-year ride through a glacier in Antarctica in this online activity. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

If the Ice Melts
See maps showing sea levels 20,000 years ago along the U.S. East Coast, Florida, Northern Europe, and Southeast Asia, and learn what might happen if the West or East Antarctic Ice Sheets were to melt. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Mountain of Ice
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