The PolarTREC Field Experience


PolarTREC has been an incredible experience for me, both professionally and personally. The expedition and experience have shifted the way I teach about science in the field and how I approach this with the students. It has also reiterated the fact that I am educating my students to think critically and ask testable questions. This experience

On 25 August, teacher Svea Anderson gave a presentation on the highlights from her PolarTREC expedition at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum at their annual Teacher Appreciation Night.

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Svea Anderson presenting at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, AZ

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Svea Anderson presenting at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum's Teacher Appreciation Night

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Teacher Svea Anderson and researcher Dr. Donie Bret-Harte discuss research from Toolik Field Station on Shrubs, Snow and Nitrogen in the Arctic. This event was broadcast live on August 13, 2018.

Local news station, KVOA-TV, interviewed Svea Anderson on May 9, 2018 about her upcoming PolarTREC expedition.

On May 30, 2018, the Arizona Daily Star published an article on PolarTREC teacher Svea Anderson.

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In this press release, Tanque Verde Unified School District announced that Svea Anderson had been accepted as a PolarTREC Educator.

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