Snow Plow by DodgertonSkillhause via Morguefile

Despite global warming, changing weather patterns could mean that Scotland will actually get colder winters – like those of 2009 and 2010.

Prolonged low temperatures cause a lot of economic problems to the country: damage to roads, injuries due to slipping and people simply being unable to get in to work.

This activity looks at the chemistry behind the de-icing of roads and runways that is so vital to keep our road system functioning and our country working.

Ice-Nice – Pupils

Ice-Nice – Teacher/Technician

Ice-Nice – Risk Assessment

Ice-Nice – Introductory powerpoint