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Name: Bill Schmoker
Occupation: Teacher
Organization: Centennial Middle School
Boulder, CO
United States


Bill Schmoker is an Earth Science teacher at Centennial Middle School in Boulder, Colorado where he has taught for 23 years. Additionally, Mr. Schmoker was a PolarTREC teacher in 2010 and a National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow in 2013, works with pre-service teachers, has authored, edited, and consulted on many Earth Science Education products, and has held many leadership roles at the building and district levels throughout his career. Mr. Schmoker is also passionate about birding and bird photography, photographing over 640 species of North American birds and having his photos appear internationally in numerous books, magazines, web sites, and interpretive signage. He has been an instructor for the Denver Audubon Society, Boulder County Nature Association, The Nature Conservancy, the American Birding Association's Youth Birding Program and the Institute for Field Ornithology.



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Teacher wins national fellowship for Arctic Ocean research Article
Centennial Middle teacher heads to Arctic for second expedition Article
Gravity Coring Opps on USCGC Healy in Southern Beaufort Sea Video
Gas Hydrate recovery from Southern Beaufort Sea aboard USCGC Healy Video
RHI opps on USCGC Healy Video
USCGC Healy experiencing the first ice of 2010 International Extended Continental Shelf Survey Video
Arriving in Dutch Harbor Video
CTD cast aboard USCGC Healy Video
Conducting a CTD cast aboard the USCGC Healy Video
Ice Buoy Deployment aboard USCGC Healy Video
USCGC Healy Breaking Heavy Ice Video
USCGC Healy Boat Opps Video
PH Photocell fill Video
Bill Schmoker - Ice Maker Video
Gas Hydrate Core Sample Video
PolarTREC_Dutch_Harbor_med.m4v Video
Beginning Year - Bill Schmoker Video
Black-legged Kittiwakes & Herring Gull in the Arctic Ocean Video
USCGC Healy Foghorn Video
Helicoptering from USGCC Healy to Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Louis S. St. Laurent Video
Summer Snow Day on the USCGC Healy Video
RHI Recovery on USCGC Healy Video
Polar Bear in Beaufort Sea Video
Piston Coring in the Eastern Canada Basin on USCGC Healy Video
Piston Core sampling aboard USCGC Healy, Canada Basin Video
Packing up coring rail on USCGC Healy Video
Helicopter transfer from CCGC Louis S. St. Laurent to USCGC Healy Video
Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Louis S. St. Laurent seen from the USCGC Healy Video
Walking Tour of USCGC Healy Video
USCGC Healy breaking ice in the Canada Basin Video
USCGC Healy Helicopter Opps Video
USCGC Healy entering the ice pack north of Barrow Video
PolarTREC Teacher Bill Schmoker making ice in the Canada Basin aboard USCGC Healy Video
That Sinking Feeling: Density Currents Lab Lesson
Bathymetry: Mapping Mystery Bay Lesson
Centennial Middle School teacher Bill Schmoker heads to Arctic Ocean Article
Student Journal Booklet PDF Activity