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From pbskids.org (Approved: begamatt), produced by PBS Kids
 
From Dragonfly Tv. Deborah and Brittani live in Juneau, Alaska, which is home to 38 glaciers flowing from the gigantic Juneau Ice Field. The girls love being outside, especially in the short Alaskan summers, so they decided to check out a glacier up close at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The center has cool exhibits that explain the science behind glaciers-like the fact that a glacier is a river of ice that moves because of its own weight and that the Mendenhall Glacier receives about 100 feet of new snow each winter. The girls also saw some evidence, such as old photos, that the glacier has retreated in the last 30 years. They decide to do some investigating to see if they can find out how fast the glaciers are melting.
 
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