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Alex Eilers

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Occupation: Teacher
Organization: Pink Palace Museum

Growing up in Chillicothe, Illinois, Alice Eilers dreamed of becoming a teacher. Ms. Eilers began her schooling at the University of Mississippi, receiving her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education in 1990 and completing her graduate degree at the University of Memphis six years later. In 1995 her dreams of becoming a teacher became a reality and she began her teaching career at the Pink Palace Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. Ms. Eilers is currently the Manager of Education and has had the pleasure of teaching a variety of subjects including astronomy, natural and cultural history to area Pre-K through 8th grade students. Ms. Eilers has also been involved in number of national teacher professional development programs. In 2008, she was selected to participate in a research project studying Leatherback Sea Turtles through the NOAA Teacher at Sea Program. Ms. Eilers is in the MESSENGER Educator Fellowship Program and has also participated in the UMASS-STEM Polar Connections Program.

Alex Eilers's Content

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Motion capture: Scientists track seals through winter to learn about ecology and oceanography Article 26 March 2014
Antarctic Mini-Exhibit at the Pink Palace Museum Presentation 29 October 2013
Fur Rondy Video 3 April 2013
Expedition Interview on ABC Memphis Video 3 April 2013
Expedition Interview on FOX Memphis Video 3 April 2013
Expedition Interview on CBS Memphis Video 3 April 2013
Bloopers from Wind Chill Video 3 April 2013
Blooper PhysicalPrep Video 3 April 2013
Wind Chill Video 3 April 2013
Antarctic Physical Preparation Legs Video 3 April 2013
Antarctic Physical Preparation Gym Workout Video 3 April 2013
Antarctic Physical Preparation Back Video 3 April 2013
Expedition Interview on NBC Memphis Video 3 April 2013
Scouting seals_0002.wmv Video 3 April 2013
Frozen Water Script.wmv Video 3 April 2013
Densities.wmv Video 3 April 2013
Density Bloopers_0001.wmv Video 3 April 2013
Adelie penguin not cleared for take-off.wmv Video 3 April 2013
Weighing_A_Seal2.mp4 Video 3 April 2013
scratching.wmv Video 3 April 2013
Insulation.wmv Video 3 April 2013
Insulation Blooper.wmv Video 3 April 2013
PolarConnect Event with Alex Eilers Video 3 April 2013
Keystone Students Have Passport to Antarctica Article 6 March 2013
PolarTREC Teacher Speaks on Antarctica at AMSE Article 21 February 2013
Alex Eilers in Antarctica to Study Seals Article 20 February 2013
More Antarctic Adventures with Pink Palace’s Alex Eilers Article 20 February 2013
Pink Palace Manager of Education has landed in Antarctica! Article 20 February 2013
Eilers to Talk About Upcoming Antarctica Adventure Article 20 February 2013
Eilers Prepares for Antarctica Article 20 February 2013
Alex Eilers and Outreach for Weddell Seal Science Event 15 January 2013
Weddel Seal Movements Video 31 October 2012
Field Notes: Dan Costa in Antarctica Article 11 October 2012
Pink Palace educator selected to go to Antarctica Article 13 March 2012
Passport to Antarctica Article 13 March 2012
Pink Palace Educator on Antarctic Expedition Article 13 March 2012
Seal Deal Article 5 January 2012
Expedition Interview on ABC Memphis Video 5 January 2012
Expedition Interview on CBS Memphis Video 5 January 2012
Chilling Studies on Weddell Seals Article 5 January 2012
Memphis Pink Palace Educator Selected to Go to Antarctica Article 5 January 2012
Pink Palace Educator Heading to Antarctica Article 5 January 2012
Alex Eilers: Antarctic Adventurer Article 5 January 2012
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Hi Dominique! Nice pic

Hi Dominique!

Nice pic comparing the two extremes! What an amazing adventure you are about to take part in! March will be here before you know it!

Alex Eilers PolarTREC teacher 2012 and 2014

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February 12, 2014 - 11:01am
Hi Jillian!It's great to

Hi Jillian!

It's great to see you back again! Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy - as I know you will.

Alex Eilers

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February 12, 2014 - 10:47am
Hello Lucy! Enjoying your

Hello Lucy!

Enjoying your journals and wishing you all the best on your amazing adventure!

Alex Eilers PolarTREC teacher 2012 and 2014

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February 12, 2014 - 10:51am
Hello Armando! All the best

Hello Armando!

All the best on your amazing adventure! We will be following your journey!

Alex Eilers PolarTREC teacher 2012 and 2014

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February 12, 2014 - 10:57am
Hi Tina! Persistence does

Hi Tina!

Persistence does pay! Welcome to the PolarTREC family and enjoy orientation.

Alex Eilers PolarTREC teacher 2012 and 2014

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February 12, 2014 - 10:39am
Hi Lisa! So you just can't

Hi Lisa!

So you just can't get enough of those Bowhead whales. (wink)

Enjoy part two of your adventure.

Alex Eilers

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February 12, 2014 - 10:43am
Hi Sian! Enjoy your

Hi Sian!

Enjoy your 'Opportunity of a Lifetime'! And Fairbanks is a pretty cool place to begin your adventure!

Alex Eilers PolarTREC Teacher - 2012 and 2014

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February 12, 2014 - 7:07am
Awesome Journal! Can't wait

Awesome Journal! Can't wait to follow your journey!

Alex Eilers PolarTREC Teacher - 2012 and 2014

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February 12, 2014 - 6:39am
You are in for an amazing

You are in for an amazing adventure! Can't wait to follow your journey!

Alex Eilers PolarTREC Teacher - 2012 and 2014

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February 12, 2014 - 6:41am
Hi Regina! I posted a pic of

Hi Regina!

I posted a pic of that parka in one of my journals! Enjoy orientation!

Alex Eilers PolarTREC Teacher - 2012 and 2014

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February 12, 2014 - 6:44am

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