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Life on the Ice

Grades: 9-13+
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In this video from the NSF and DRI, learn about WAIS Divide, an ice core project on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS), and ...

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The National Science Foundation and The Desert Research Institute

Adapted from Life On the Ice.


Adapted from "Life On the Ice," a production of the National Science Foundation in cooperation with the WAIS Divide Ice Core Project, created by Jeremy Polk. Executive producer and chief scientist, Kendrick Taylor, Desert Research Institute. Music by Heifervescent and Silence is Sexy. Photography by Stephen McNally and John Wassel. Thanks to the American University School of Communication, Film and Media Arts Division and the Center for Environmental Filmmaking. Funded by the National Science Foundation. 

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