Glaciers, Climate, and Society

Educational Resources: Videos, Pictures, and Games


Glaciers, Climate, and Society Video Playlist

Glaciers, Climate, and Society Video Playlist
University of Oregon Glacier Research Video Playlist. This playlist contains YouTube videos that can be used as education resources for grades K-12.

Youtube Playlist

 

Ice Flows

Ice Flows

Ice Flows
Developed by Anne Le Brocq at the University of Exeter, this interactive game tasks the user with helping penguins as they control aspects of the environment including the climate, ocean, and ice sheets.

 

University of Kentucky Interactive Glacier Activity

University of Kentucky Interactive Glacier Activity

Allows users to examine the effects of precipitation and temperature on glaciers in an interactive module. Provides information about glacier types, anatomy, movement, erosion, and more.

Kentucky Activity

 

Swiss Education Photo Gallery

Swiss Education: Glaciers Online

Swiss Education: Glaciers Online
This website contains a database of incredible photos for any glacier education topic including: glacier hazards, ice and water, shaping the landscape, and benefits of glaciers.

 

NSIDC Photo Gallery

NSIDC Photo Gallery
The National Snow and Ice Data Center's website includes a great photo gallery with images from the 1880's to present day.

National Snow and Ice Data Center

 

Glacial Balance

"Glacial Balance" teaser from Ethan Steinman

"Glacial Balance" teaser from Ethan Steinman
Glacial Balance is a country-by-country journey along the spine of the Andes, providing a narrative of climate change impacts on communities, farmers of crops like coffee, quinoa, beans & potatoes, and exporters of off-season fruit and wine. The films also includes interviiews wih an array of scientists studying these glaciers while they still exist. The filmmaker communicates difficult scientific concepts in understandable language. The asking price of 2-DVD sets for University use is $300, $100 for K-12 schools and is working on a sliding scale. The film is also available to license for non-profit & for-profit screenings, and the filmmaker is available to travel to colleges to present the film and talk with students. You can email him at ethan@glacialbalance.com

 

 

Glaciers, Climate, and Society Video Playlist

University of Oregon Glacier Research Video Playlist. This playlist contains YouTube videos that can be used as education resources for grades K-12. To view other videos in the playlist, select the "playlist" button in the menu bar and select desired video, or click on the links below to watch videos on youtube.