Abstract

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines have become key focus areas in the education community of the United States. Newly adopted across the nation, Next Generation Science Standards require that educators embrace innovative approaches to teaching. Transforming classrooms to actively engage students through a combination of knowledge and practice develops conceptual understanding and application skills. The partnerships between

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Arctic
About 1 period
High school and Up
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Overview

Plan and run a family fun afternoon or evening with several hands-on activities. Students help run the activity stations and share what they have learned about the Polar Regions. A great culminating activity for a unit on the Arctic, Antarctica, or both, and a fun way to involve families in the learning experience.

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The students will

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Arctic
Less than a week
Elementary and Up
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PolarConnect event with Anne Marie Wotkyns and the team aboard the Swedish Icebreaker Oden en route from Punta Arenas, Chile to McMurdo Station, Antarctica.

PolarConnect event with Anne Marie Wotkyns and the team aboard the Swedish Icebreaker Oden en route from Punta Arenas, Chile to McMurdo Station, Antarctica.