K-12

Education

Lesson Plans / Student Activities

Lesson Plans / Student Activities

Hands on activities designed for younger students, computer-based activities designed for older students, and short activities used by teachers for lessons help explain climate change, glaciers and icebergs, as well as remote sensing.

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Teachers

Teachers

Learn about the CReSIS program for teacher development, as well as the Research Experience for Teachers program. Also learn about what happens in the classroom with climate change.

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Book of the Month

Book of the Month

Check out the CReSIS Education Team's pick for the book of the month!

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Polar Links

Polar Links

The Education team at CReSIS gathered a large number of resources for teachers to use in the classroom. These resources include lessons, activities, images, movies, news articles, and much more. They are organized by content and include resources on sea level rise, climate change, glaciers, polar regions, icebergs, International Polar Year, activities, data sets, and school and community outreach.

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Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Download and print sheets of bookmarks related to CReSIS.

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Posters

Posters

Check out recruiting posters, IPY student posters, and K-12 posters related to CReSIS and climate change.

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Glacier Fun

Glacier Fun

This animation teaches all the glacier basics in a fun format: how glaciers form, move, flow and where they are located.

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Latest Tweets

Interim director Carl Leuschen appeared on Wednesday to discuss the Larsen ice shelf and the work CReSIS doe… https://t.co/qXZBEPh8LG
RT : An iceberg about the size of Delaware split off from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf sometime between July 10-12:… https://t.co/aRYbx3BioX
RT : KU’s tracks global ice thickness levels using 3-D models. https://t.co/7QzDbaQ71U

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