Questions and Activities


Questions about glaciers

1.   Explain how the glaciers were formed.

2.   Describe thickness of the glaciers that once covered New England.

3.   List three things the glaciers did to the Vermont landscape.


Questions about the Glacial Extent map

1.   How much of Vermont was covered with ice at this time?

2.   Why do you think that there were separate glaciers covering some parts of the western states?

3.   What might the landscape have been like near the edge of the glacier?


Activities on the Glaciers section

1.   There are still glaciers in the world today.  Where are they located?  What are they like?  How do they differ from the glaciers that covered Vermont?