GLACIER FORMATION FUN
In this fun and easy geology science experiment for kids, we’re going to investigate glacier formation.
- Snow (or have an adult shave some ice in a blender)
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- Make a snow ball.
- Use your hands to compact the snow as tightly as possible.
- Place the compacted snow ball in the freezer for thirty minutes.
- The snowball will be a solid chunk of ice. This chunk of ice is your very own mini glacier and simplistically mimics glacier formation.
I hope you enjoyed this super quick tutorial and had fun creating your own mini glacier to investigate and explore.
Pro tip: Use this activity to create some excitement around discussions or lessons about glaciers, geology, and more!
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