Polar Film Festival

In celebration of Polar Week 2016, the US Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (USAPECS) is announcing the Polar Film Fest! This is a virtual film festival – everything is online and you can watch the films whenever and wherever…
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Professional Development Night at Rutgers University Tuesday October 18, 2016 5 pm – 8 pm

Long-term Ecological Research (LTER) Program We utilized the LTER children’s’ books the Lost Seal and Sea Secrets to explore a changing climate in Antarctica. Who Attended:  Twenty-eight NJ K-5 educators attended the workshop.  We…
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MTS/IEEE OES OCEANS ‘16 K-12 Workshop

September 17, 2016 Polar-ICE is providing opportunities to expand teaching and learning innovations in middle and high school classrooms as well as enhance science communication. Funded by the National Science Foundation, Polar-ICE is connecting…
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Polar-ICE/MBARI EARTH Workshop 2016 – A huge success!

The Polar-ICE/MBARI EARTH Workshop was a huge success! Twenty phenomenal elementary through high school educators from around the US gathered in New Brunswick, NJ for a week of polar science. We spent a week deep in polar science, real data,…
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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,…
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Broadening Your Scientific Impact & Addressing NSF

On May 31st, Polar-ICE, in conjunction with the Association of Early Career Scientists, will be hosting a webinar on constructing an effective broader impacts statement that will address NSF’s Criterion II. A description of what we will cover…
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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…

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…

Polar ICE is funded!

The Polar Interdisciplinary Coordinated Education (ICE) program -- an integrated education and outreach program designed to provide public access to the Antarctic and Arctic regions through polar data and interactions with the scientists --…