Sea Ice: Formation & Types


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What is a glacier?

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1. Which of the following is true about firn?

2. Which of the following describe the process of glacier expansion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet duo is designed to help you quickly ascertain how much you know about sea ice. You will be quizzed on specific terms and their meanings as discussed in the accompanying lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment tool will measure your ability to do the following:

  • Describe a glacier
  • Select true statements about firn and ice caps
  • Identify a term describing the process of glacier expansion
  • Provide a description of an iceberg

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define what a glacier and an iceberg are
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding glacier expansion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to differentiate between true and false statements about ice caps and firn

Additional Learning

Get more cold, hard facts about this subject when you use the lesson titled Sea Ice: Formation & Types. With this lesson, you will learn:

  • How much of the Earth glaciers cover and how they form
  • Places where mountain glaciers are found
  • How many miles ice caps cover and how they are formed
  • The names of smaller chunks of icebergs