On September 20, 2019 the largest Arctic research expedition ever conducted will begin when the Polarstern icebreaker sets out to freeze itself in Arctic sea ice for a year. Keep track of the expedition and what’s going on in the Arctic in your classroom each week with MOSAiC Monday. Engage your students with real-time updates, behind the scenes access to the MOSAiC […]
The Byrd Center at The Ohio State University is hosting a symposium that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first all-women research team in Antarctica. Thursday & FridayOctober 17 & 18, 2019 Led by Dr. Lois Jones, this team of four women from The Ohio State University made polar history when they went to Antarctica […]
Palmer LTER scientists were on CBS News segment yesterday for Earth Day. Here’s the link !
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Antarctica Week, 3-7 December 2018 Columbia University is offering schools an opportunity to talk to a ‘polar expert’ at 10am and 11am local time for around 45 minutes. More details of how it will work are on the ITGC website .
Please take a moment to review this poignant piece about the state of the Antarctic Peninsula.
You’re invited to participate in this exciting professional development and collaboration! The goal of PolarTREC (Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating) is to invigorate polar science education and understanding by bringing educators and polar researchers together. PolarTREC is currently accepting applications from both educators and researchers for the 2019-2020 program. Educators: Applications for a field-based research […]
The Polar-ICE team is excited to announce the Spring 2018 Data Stories webinar series. Topics include the effects of a warming Arctic Ocean, changes in Arctic vegetation, and the impact of rising ocean temperatures on icefish. Geared towards teachers in grades 6-9, Data Stories are easy-to-use, 5-minute interactive online stories focused around engaging students with real-world data. Join us […]
NOAA’s Ocean Today program is promoting one of their most popular Full Moon collection of videos for you and your students: ANIMALS OF THE ICE Watch them run, swim, slide, waddle, and fly. They are animals of the ice – and how they survive in the harsh extremes of the polar regions is amazing.
Taylor Dodge and Rachael Young, Rutgers University-New Brunswick seniors, are friends, roommates, South Jersey natives – and headed to opposite ends of Antarctica this field season for separate research projects to gather data on the effects of climate change. Dodge and Young met as first-year students in the oceanography class taught by Rutgers University-New Brunswick […]