Entries by Kristin Hunter-Thomson

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Talking about the Sci-I Project with the U.S. Secretary of Education

Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez, Superintendent/Principal at San Antonio Elementary School, traveled from southern Monterey County, CA to Washington D.C. to talk with the U.S. Secretary of Education, Dr. John King, in late October. As one of thirteen educators from throughout the nation with such an opportunity, Ms. Gildersleeve-Hernandez included highlights of the collaborations her students are forging […]

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Polar-ICE Sci-I Project 2017-18 Cohort Resources

The Polar-ICE Sci-I Project 2017-18 cohort included a fantastic group of 19 middle and early high school educators from New Jersey, Ohio, Missouri, Colorado, Utah, and central California. Below is information about participating educators, project resources, evaluation resources, workshop activities, and media coverage with respect to the Sci-I Project 2017-18. Additional information for participating educators could […]

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Polar-ICE Sci-I Project 2016-17 Cohort Resources

The Polar-ICE Sci-I Project 2016-17 cohort included a fantastic group of 21 middle and early high school educators from New Jersey and central California. Below is information about participating educators, project resources, workshop activities, and media coverage with respect to the the Sci-I Project 2016-17 cohort. Additional information for participating educators could be found in the […]

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Ocean Sciences Meeting – Educator Workshop with Polar-ICE Science Communication Series

The Polar-ICE hosted it’s first compendium Educator Workshop in conjunction with the Polar-ICE Science Communication Series workshop held prior to the 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Educators from throughout the country spent the morning and early afternoon diving into polar science, data, and discussions of how best to illuminate the authentic process […]

Where does water move and how do we know?

Polar-ICE launched their initial Polar Data Story with the assistance of scientists Dr. Josh Kohut and Laura Palamara. Check out Data Story #1: Oceanic Features: Where, When, What impact to animals? to explore how water moves at the surface around Palmer Research Station and how that may impact all levels of the Antarctic food web.