Overview


Ice is a medium that nearly everyone is familiar with. We put it in drinks, skate on it for hockey and scrape it off our windshields in winter. Ice can be turned into sculptures and can even make for some fantastic winter scenery. Ice can also turn into a kaleidoscope of color and patterns under the right circumstances. Science

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Antarctic
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Middle School and Up
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This lesson is intended to help students make connections to polar science while discovering how and why sea ice drives deep ocean currents. Students will also learn key terminology related to sea ice and using actual salinity content charts, will graph a typical sea ice core’s salinity as it relates to depth.

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  • Students will be able to identify
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Antarctic
About 1 period
High school and Up
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Concordia University WI E-Newsletter with article about teacher Jennifer Bault in Antarctica.

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Newspaper article from the Grant County Herald Independent about Jennifer Bault's expedition to Antarctica.

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The Experience of a Lifetime


A little over 1 year ago, I received a phone call that changed my life. I had been selected to become a PolarTREC Teacher and would be heading to Antarctica in the fall of 2017. Words cannot adequately describe the joy and excitement I had in that moment. I knew I was headed for

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Teacher Jennifer Bault with researchers Hongjie Xie and Yongli Gao discuss the research looking at Seasonal Ice Production in the Ross Sea from McMurdo Station, Antarctica. A video associated with slide #21 can be seen here:

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News article written by senior, Brynn McCarthy at Cedarburg High School about PolarTREC teacher Jennifer Bault.

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