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Witnessing Icebergs

60 minutes
Primary subjects: 
Reading or Language Arts, Science
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
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Icebergs play a vital role in global climate stability. In the last 20 years, icebergs have melted at unprecedented rates, changing marine dynamics, the balance of sea levels, and weather patterns. Students analyze images of icebergs from the polar regions through a nature photographer’s unique point of view and explore the themes of bearing witness and climate change.

Key objectives for students
Identify the effects of melting glaciers on global climate stability
Secondary subjects
Anthropology, Biology, Sociology
Empathy toward nature, Human relationships with animals, Natural instincts
Collaboration, Communication skills, Critical Thinking, Digital citizenship
Curiosity, Empathy, Mindfulness
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