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EARTH SCIENCE

Platte Canyon High School
Bailey, Colorado

Earth Science Lessons

GLACIERS AND ICE ACTION
UNIT XII

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OBJECTIVES

A. Discuss the origin and classification of glaciers
B. List and describe the various types of glaciers along with their physical
     characteristics and structures.
C. Explain how a glacier moves and its effect on the earth's surface, both past and
     present.
D. Discuss the theory of glacial ages, their history, cause, and demise.
E. Name and explain the formation of a variety of glacial features, such as cirques,
     horns, aretes, moraines, kettles, and eskers.

LESSONS

   
   
   
   
   
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