Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change

Grade Level: 9 – 12
Activity Summary:

  • This activity uses ice cover data from three lakes in Madison, Wisconsin. Students work in groups to make predictions based on prior knowledge and assumptions, manipulate and summarize data, interpret the data by suggesting trends, and construct arguments from the data related to evidence of global change.

Activity Material:
http://tiee.ecoed.net/vol/v3/issues/data_sets/lake_ice/overview.html

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