For Teachers

PolarTREC Teacher Karl Horeis works on an archaeological excavation in arctic AlPolarTREC Teacher Karl Horeis works on an archaeological excavation in arctic Alaska. PolarTREC has several activities, opportunities, and resources for teachers to learn more about the polar regions and polar science. Navigate through the features of this page to learn more about the PolarTREC program, explore ways to participate in research experiences or the polar science online course, and search for resources to teach about the polar regions.

Whether you are interested in a teacher research experience, building new professional networks, or enriching your classroom content—PolarTREC has something for every educator!

2016-17 Applications Now Open!

Please use the online teacher application webform to submit your application. Remember that if you submitted an application, it will take several months to review and select the finalists. We will email all applicants about the status of their application in December 2015.

Application Submission Deadline is Tuesday, 8 September 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time

Any questions or comments, can be directed to Sarah and Janet at info [at] polartrec.com.