Simple Classroom Activities

The Technology
Behind the Drill Rig

A simple flash animatin showing how the ANDRILL team will drill through the ice shelf and down to the sediment during the McMurdo Ice Shelf Project (2006).

Ice Sheets, Ice Shelves,
and Ocean Circulations

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What would happen if Antarctica's ice shelves were to melt? Or how about the ice sheets? Take a look at the differences between these two types of ice. Also check out how global temperature affects ocean circulations around the world.

The Science Process
Apply ANDRILL's scientific process to what you explore every day in your classroom.

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