For Researchers

PolarTREC Teacher Betsy Wilkening and host researcher, Harry Beine conduct snow PolarTREC Teacher Betsy Wilkening and host researcher, Harry Beine conduct snow sampling research outside Barrow, Alaska. Have you ever considered inviting a teacher to participate in your field research project? By incorporating a teacher in your research, you gain an enthusiastic team member that assists with research and camp activities, helps get the word out about your research project to students and public audiences, and isn’t afraid of an adventure! Teachers have a lot to gain by working with researchers; they learn about the polar regions, how science is conducted, and make invaluable connections to the research community.

Navigate through the features of this page to learn more about the PolarTREC program, explore ways to participate or host a teacher on your project, and browse polar teaching resources.