Participating schools and topics from Winter 2017 live video teleconferences with the science teams of Palmer LTER.

Phyto- and Zooplankton (January 24, 2017 @ 10:00am EST):

Nicole Waite from the Phytoplankton team talking to students. Photo credit: Jeff Otten


Sand Creek Middle School, NY

Lincoln Middle School, NJ

Highland Park High School, NJ





Sea Birds (January 25, 2017 @10:30am EST):

Adelie penguins at Palmer Station. Photo credit Dr. Paul Falkowski.


Long Beach Island Grade School, NJ

Indian Hill School, NJ

Sand Ridge Elementary, NC






Marine Mammals (February 6, 2017 @ 12:30pm EST):

Humpback whale and calf photographed from a drone. Photo credit: David Johnson.


Bayonne High School, NJ

Howell High School, NJ

Egg Harbor Township High School, NJ


** Great video of marine ecologists tagging whales for their field work!



Marine Mammals (February 15, 2017 @ 11:00am EST):

Chalone Peaks Middle School, CA

Jefferson Township Middle School, NJ

Lincoln Middle School, NJ

Princeton High School, NJ


** Great video of marine ecologists tagging whales


Microbe Ecology (February 21, 2017 @ 12:00pm EST):

– San Antonio Elementary, CA

-Shrewsbury Borough School, NJ

-YingHua International School, NJ




Sea Birds (February 28, 2017 @ 1:00pm EST):

– Bartle Elementary School, NJ

– George J. Mitchell Elementary, NJ

-Lord Stirling Elementary, NJ


Microbe Ecology (March 1, 2017 @ 12:00pm EST):

– Manchester Township High School, NJ

-Maria Carrillo High School, CA

-Morehead City Middle School, NC

-Sandwich High School, MA