What's Happening at the Poles?

45 minutes

Classroom work

By continuing to release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, we are slowly making our planet warmer. Just how does global warming affect sea level rise though? This activity allows students to model the phenomena at work.

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding of the effects of sea level rise on the planet and people
  • Understanding of the difference between sea ice and land ice
  • Understanding of sea level rise