Participate in a real-time videoconference with a scientist at Palmer Station, part of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) network.  

Your students will engage in a 30-minute virtual scientific briefing and discussion with an LTER scientist live from Palmer Station on the West Antarctica Peninsula. Students will learn about Antarctic food web ecology and how scientists are conducting long-term monitoring to understand our changing climate and the consequences to the Antarctic ecosystem.  Please see the flyer for details including call dates/topics/grade levels and requirements for participation.

How to Apply?

Complete the application before December 1, 2017.

Schools will be notified of their acceptance by early January 2018.


Application at

Download the flyer: LTER_VTC_Schedule_Flyer2018Revised.pdf

Check out last year’s VTCs:  2017 VTC Recordings