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This final PolarTREC report presents the findings from the summative evaluation of the PolarTREC program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF Award #0632401) from 2007 to 2009 in four areas:

1. Participant satisfaction with their PolarTREC experience;  
2. Teacher content knowledge and changes in instructional practices;  
3. Researcher understanding of and engagement in K-12 education; and  
4. Students understanding of and engagement in the Polar Regions and interest in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers.  

Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS). 2010. In House Report: PolarTREC Final Evaluation Report. Prepared by Goldstream Group Inc., NSF Award 0632401. Available at