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2018 Antarctica Week

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 .  …

National Geographic Piece You Must See

Please take a moment to review this poignant piece about the state of the Antarctic Peninsula.

PolarTREC 2019-2020 Program – Applications Now Due for Teachers and Researchers

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…

Spring 2018 Data Stories Webinars

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…

Animals of the Ice – Video Collection

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…

Rutgers Roommates Head for Antarctica to Study Climate Change

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…

Polar Educators Unite at the AGU Meeting 2017

PolarTREC is highlighting some great events at the upcoming AGU conference in New Orleans December 11-15, 2017 Here is a list of interesting events: ARCUS has a number of Arctic focused events that you might also be interested in, including…

Hunt for Meteorites in Antarctica

Juliane Gross, Associate Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers-New Brunswick, will spend several weeks in one of the world’s most desolate places collecting meteorites – which can provide clues to how our solar system evolved,…

Arctic Futures Podcast – Episode Four

In this latest installment of the Arctic Futures podcast from the World Ocean Observatory, host Peter Neill focuses on the health and welfare of the indigenous people of the Arctic.

Connect Your Students with Antarctica

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…

Arctic Futures Podcast Series Continues

Check out the latest Arctic Futures podcast from World Ocean Radio. In this episode, host Peter Neill discusses the melting of sea ice, its causes, the adaptation of native Arctic people, and the potential for future exploitation and passage…