Sea Ice: Unscrambling the Egg Code

Project:     Arctic Climate Modeling Program (ACMP)
Subject:Remote Sensing, Snow, Ice & Permafrost
Theme:Sea Ice Dynamics

In this lesson, students will review their knowledge of the egg code, an international means of describing sea ice, and use their knowledge to interpret Regional Ice Analysis maps. (NOTE: This lesson should be completed after “Sea Ice: Cracking the Egg Code” which can be downloaded from the ACMP Website. Students will need a basic understanding of fractions to complete the lesson successfully.)