Glacier a' Growing

Why does the glacier at Mount St. Helens continue to grow, even as most of the glaciers around the world are shrinking? Join us as we demonstrate how to model the glacier at Mount St. Helens using ice cream, peanut butter and cookies!

Grades: K-5 (learners of all ages are welcome!)

  1. Gather supplies: 2 large bowls, peanut butter, ice cream, Cookies and candy, broken up into small pieces (any type works fine), Space in the freezer to freeze your creation, Stopwatch or timer, An audience! (optional)
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  3. Complete a weekly challenge (or both) at home or in your neighborhood.
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  • Send us photos, videos, or your other creations!

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