Glaciation » Movies, presentations and worksheets
1a) An introduction to glaciation- movie
This movie introduces glaciation at KS4 level and gets pupils thinking about different elements of the topic. To play full screen, click on the tab in the bottom right hand corner.
1b) An introduction to glaciation- presentation
This presentation highlights some of the key elements of the glaciation topic. It briefly looks at valley glaciers and ice sheets, before looking at erosion, transportation and deposition and human uses. These can then be explored in greater depth..
2a) Glacial processes- presentation
This presentation illustrates the way in which glaciers can erode, transport and deposit material. It includes animations and tasks for pupils to think through.
2b) Glacial processes- freeze- thaw weathering animation
This animation shows the process of freeze - thaw weathering, illustrating the way in which it loosens and weakens bedrock. The play, pause and start buttons will help when explaining to the class.
2c) Glacial processes- abrasion animation
This animation shows the process of abrasion, illustrating the way in which it erodes bedrock. The play, pause and start buttons will help when explaining to the class.
2d) Glacial processes- plucking animation
This animation shows the process of plucking, showing how it removes pieces of bedrock. The play, pause and start buttons will help when explaining to the class.
3a) Glacial features- corrie presentation
This presentation illustrates corries, their formation, appearance and identification on OS maps. It also includes an animation and tasks to provide pupils with a chance to think about the landform.
3b) Glacial features- corrie animation
This animation shows how a corrie is formed through glacial erosion. The play, pause and start buttons will help when explaining to the class.
3c) Glacial features- other mountain features presentation
This presentation focusses on aretes and pyramidal peaks. It looks at their appearance, formation and identification on OS maps.
3d) Glacial features- valley features presentation
This presentation looks U shaped valleys and their associated features. It also focusses on ribbon lakes, their formation and identification on OS maps.
3e) Glacial features- moraines presentation
This presentation looks at moraines. It includes information about their make up and the different types of moraines that are found as a result of glacial deposition.
4) Human uses of glaciated areas- movie
This movie highlights some of the uses of glaciated areas, and the potential conflicts that may exist. To enlarge the movie click on the tab in the bottom right hand corner.