We are excited to announce that ARCUS has been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to continue the PolarTREC program. We are gearing up and getting everything ready to accept teacher and researcher applications this fall. Stay tuned for more details.
NSF 2015 Teaching & Learning Video Showcase
This online event will showcase cutting-edge NSF-funded work to improve teaching and learning of STEM and CS. Videos are produced by researchers and educators affiliated with MSPnet, CADRE, CIRCL, CAISE, STELAR, CS10K community, and ARC.
We invite you to view the videos, join the conversation, and vote for your favorite presentations when the event goes live, May 11th- 15th 2015.
Evaluation Report Available
Final report for the Joint Antarctic School Expedition (JASE) pilot program. The program goal was to advance polar science education and understanding by students from the U.S. and Chile through hands-‐on field experiences.
US Arctic Council Chairmanship
The US began its term as chairman of the Arctic Council in April 2015. The chairmanship theme, One Arctic: Shared Opportunities, Challenges, and Responsibilities, reflects the U.S. commitment to a well-managed Arctic, marked by international cooperation.
Getting the Picture Climate Science Resource
A free, innovative, online multimedia tool for climate education. Acclaimed photographer James Balog (of Chasing Ice) and his team bring you the latest in climate science education, featuring unique archives of media, film, photography and first-hand accounts of our changing climate.
PolarTREC to East Antarctica
Educator Dominique Richardson has wrapped up her expedition along the East Antarctic Ice Sheet studying ice streams and their relationship to the thinning of ice sheets. Her journals and photos have been amazing!
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