Overview


The journal assignment involves students in current science research. Through the teacher’s journals, they will learn about how the research teams work together, design their research, tools that are needed and how they live and work in an extreme environment.

Objective


Students will be able to:

1. Understand how scientific research is conducted in an extreme environment

Lesson
Antarctic
More than a week
Middle School and Up
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Overview


Working in groups, students will use common materials to create layers of snow and ice representing thousands of years of stratification. Groups will exchange their ice layers and extract core samples to analyze them.

Objective

  1. Notice the phenomenon of stratification.
  2. Notice that layers can tell a story of change over time.
  3. Notice that ice
Lesson
Arctic
About 1 period
Middle School and Up
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Article covering Jo Dodd's expedition to Summit, Greenland.

Article
Arctic
All Aged
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Live Event with Jo Dodds and the Photochemistry group at Summit (led by Jack Dibb)

Live from IPY! event with teacher Jo Dodds and the research team in Summit, Greenland. The focus of the event was about the various snow studies being conducted at Summit. Note about the archive: The WIMBA archive has some audio. We had technical difficulties mid-way through and the audio got disconnected.