Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Icicle Cave Images

I'll keep this short since it includes some heavy duty images. I took a couple pictures and a video inside the icicle cave that I mentioned in the previous post.
This is me inside the opening (for contrast and sizing perspective). The temperature really did seem a little warmer inside. Probably because wind could not penetrate, and our breath started warming it up.

This is a view of the world from underneath the bottom toward the lake. The ice (top blue line above the white) hung about 6 inches from the water at its base, so it wasn't attached to anything except the top of the rocks! I bet at least a ton of ice was hanging!

video
Here is the video tour narrated by yours truly. I hope it works, and I hope you enjoy!

3 comments:

  1. Wow is that neat! I would guess your students
    in the Copper Harbor School love the worlds you create for them and stir their imaginations.
    I think it's wonderful there are places like Copper Harbor and still working school houses.
    It's so personal and wonderful.

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  2. Magical! Who needs Disney world! Thanks for taking the time to shoot the video and for sharing it. So you're a teacher, eh? I really admire that. I visit many schools each year and do a video/oral presentation about weather. I wrote a childrens' book titled "Weather", published by National Geographic. It's available on Amazon.

    Best,
    Tom Kierein
    WRC-TV meteorologist
    Washington, DC
    tom.kierein@nbcuni.com
    tkierein@hotmail.com

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  3. Bayfield, actually, I have to credit the kids for reminding me how to use my imagination!

    Amanda

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