Description :

Student classroom or homework activity using a topographic map, students mark the trends of lakes to work out the direction the ice sheets moved in the area.  They will use simple mapping of tends using a ruler and marker, and then work out trend directions using a simple compass rose.

Class level :

Middle School (and up)

NGSS Mapping :

MS-ESS2-2. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.

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Student activity – Ice sheet lakes in Maine

Teacher Guide – Ice sheet lakes in Maine

Ice sheet lakes in Maine
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