Glaciers Presentation & Guided Notes



Dive into the frozen landscapes of our planet with the Glaciers Presentation and Guided Notes—a high-quality resource meticulously designed around the essential question, “What are the distinguishing characteristics of glaciers?” This educational tool offers a captivating exploration into the unique features and processes that define glaciers.


In this resource, students unravel the mysteries of glacier formation, explore different types of glaciers, and delve into the transformative effects of glacial erosion. The presentation guides students through the identification of key components such as valley glaciers, continental glaciers, striations, grooves, till, erratics, moraines, kettles, drumlins, kames, arete, cirque, eskers, outwash, and more. By introducing these vocabulary terms, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the diverse elements that make glaciers distinctive.


The estimated 25-minute presentation is thoughtfully crafted to captivate students’ attention and spark curiosity. Paired with guided notes, students actively engage in the learning process, filling in key information as they follow along.




  • 31-Slide PowerPoint Presentation
  • 6-Page Guided Notes (Editable Google Docs)


Grade Levels: 6th – 12th
Total Pages: 37
Teaching Duration: 25 Minutes


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