Introducing the Virtual Resources Collection, a body of educational resources that can be used while teaching online or in a virtual situation. The Collection was developed due to the demand for online learning resources with an Arctic and/or Antarctica focus. Any suggestions on how to improve and/or adapt a particular resource to online teaching, please feel free to contact us at ARCUS, info [at] polartrec.com.

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Overview


This is a STEM-based lesson that can be taught in class or online. Students will analyze Weddell seal pup growth data, collected by the Growing Up on Ice, B-030, research team. To use this lesson virtually, include the data cards and have students either construct graphs and upload an image of their graph, or construct a graph and share

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Antarctic
About 1 period
High school and Up
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Students will engage in a virtual field experience on Huascarán Mountain in Peru, learning about how ice cores are collected and stored.

Lesson Preparation

Refer to Lesson Materials

* Copies of Worksheets
* Computers for students

Procedure


1. Read National Geographic Encyclopedia Entry Paleoclimatology and answer questions
2. Watch video Recovering Ice Cores (link in Resources).
3. Complete virtual

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Arctic Antarctic
About 1 period
High school and Up
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For this activity, the students are going to draw on their own knowledge and experience with weather to predict the current temperatures around the world and then compare their predictions with real-time weather data from selected locations around the world. The students will then be provided with several factors that affect both daily changes in temperature and climatological temperature

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Antarctic
More than a week
High school and Up
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The main objective of this activity is to increase ocean literacy. Users will be exposed to the Ocean Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts. This information is combined with other open educational resources, including streamed in YouTube videos.

Objectives


This online activity integrates the Ocean Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts created by the ocean sciences and education communities. The learning

Lesson
Arctic
About 1 period
High school and Up
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The main objective of this activity is to increase climate and weather literacy. Users will be exposed to The Essential Principles & 12 Key Messages about Climate Science established by the U.S. Global Change Research Program. This information is combined with other open educational resources, including streamed in YouTube videos.

Objectives


In this online activity that integrates the www.globalchange.gov

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About 1 period
High school and Up
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NASA's Operation IceBridge images Earth's polar ice in unprecedented detail to better understand processes that connect the Polar Regions with the global climate system. IceBridge uses a specialized fleet of aircraft and the most sophisticated suite of science instruments ever assembled to gather data on sea ice, glaciers, and ice sheets. The data gathered today will allow future scientists

Lesson
Arctic
About 1 period
High school and Up
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Overview

NASA's Operation IceBridge images Earth's polar ice in unprecedented detail to better understand processes that connect the Polar Regions with the global climate system. IceBridge uses a specialized fleet of aircraft and the most sophisticated suite of science instruments ever assembled to gather data on sea ice, glaciers, and ice sheets. The data gathered today will allow future scientists

Lesson
Arctic
About 1 period
High school and Up
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