Lesson Details


  • Name: Glacial Ecosystems
  • Code: G.3.8.G.5.
  • Specification Reference: N//A
  • Keywords: Key Words; Glacier, Erosion, Deposition, Ice Sheet, Ice Field, Abrasion, Plucking, Striation, Moraine, Ice core, Sediment, Till, Avalanche
  • Objectives: 1. Be able to define a glacial ecosystem 2. Be able to explain why glaciers are called an ecosystem 3. Investigate why the Glacier National Park, USA is called the ‘Crown of the Continent’ Ecosystem
  • Competency: Be able to define a glacial ecosystem
  • Proficiency: Be able to explain why glaciers are called an ecosystem
  • Mastery: Investigate why the Glacier National Park, USA is called the ‘Crown of the Continent' Ecosystem

Lesson Preview


Loading lesson thumbs...

Uteach Lessons Logo

We seek to enable teachers to invest a greater proportion of their energy in delivering engaging classroom experiences, and to secure a more reasonable #worklifebalance.

North Caldeen Rd, Coatbridge, ML5 4EF, Scotland, UK

+44 (0) 1236 442380