The Power of Glaciers

Offered by: Glacier Bay National Park and Reserve
Program Description:
Glacier Bay National Park has a dynamic glacial history. The area and its people have experience and observed the tidewater glacier cycle of advance and retreat. Today, Glacier Bay is a place of scientific research where scientist conduct studies to understand how glaciers function and what their future may be. In this interactive lesson, a park ranger will guide students through a history of glaciers in Glacier Bay. Students will create a model and engage in discussion with the ranger. There will be time for questions.