How An Igloo Keeps You Warm

Published on Jan 9, 2017

Building a perfect igloo takes cool science!
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If you ever find yourself stranded in the snowy Arctic (or bored in Minecraft), you’re gonna need to know how to build an igloo. But how can building a house made of ice keep you warm? The science behind building an igloo is the same reason that otters and reindeer don’t freeze to death.

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There really ARE 50 Eskimo words for snow: http://wapo.st/2iwThf3

PBS Idea Channel – An Infinite Number of Words for Snow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CX6i2…

Why there’s no such thing as cold: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akd7M…

How early humans settled the Arctic: https://uaf.edu/files/olli/Denbigh-Sl…

How to build a scientifically perfect igloo: http://www.popsci.com/how-to-build-an…

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