What happens when thermite is ignited on top of a block of ice?

Below is a video from the National Geographic Channel. Whereas the dialogue is a bit “Woah dude! OMG! Totally awesome! High five!” for my liking, I do like the questioning around making a prediction and the footage is totally rad! 😉

What do you think will happen?

thermite

Does anyone know the what the small amount of liquid in the dropper was that set it off?

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