Use the links below to review and assess your learning.
Start with the "Important Terms and Concepts" to ensure you know the
terminology related to the topic of the chapter and concepts discussed.
Move on to the "Review Questions" to answer critical thinking
questions about concepts and processes discussed in the chapter. Finally,
test your overall understanding by taking the
Use these resources to further explore the world of
"USGS Public Lecture Series: Baked Alaska--What's Happening to the Glaciers in Alaska?" (September, 2009)
(Annenberg/CPB) from the
site: "Many of the world’s most beautiful landscapes were made by
glaciers. This program shows how, explaining glacial formation,
structure, movement, and methods of gouging and accumulating earth. The
program provides images of glaciers and glacial landforms such as
moraines, and discusses how study of glaciers may help us understand ice
ages and the greenhouse effect." (30:00) Go to the
Earth Revealed site and scroll to "Glaciers". One-time, free
registration may be required to view film.
Happening to Alaska's Glaciers? Their Dynamic Response to
Changing Climate and Other Factors" Dr. Bruce Molina (USGS)
Descriptive Flyer pdf.
"Snowball Earth" National Geographic
Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World (USGS)
on Mt. Rainier (USGS Open-File Report 92-474)
Brief overview of Mt. Rainier's glaciers including, glacier flow,
glaciers and climate, and history of glacier fluctuations.