KBRW Top of the World Radio host Bob Thomson interviews International Arctic Buoy Programme Director Ignatius Rigor and PolarTREC Educator Sarah R Johnson on Friday, April 1, 2022 in Utqiagvik, Alaska during the morning news hour.
On this episode of "Hey, You're Pretty Good at That" on KDNK Community Radio in Carbondale, Colorado Host Ape on the Dink chats with local environmental educator Sarah Johnson about polar adventures, environmental education, and her recent trip to Scotland.
The work of professor Bryon Crump, graduate student Natasha Christman, and PolarTREC teacher David Walker is highlighted in the weekly newsletter of the Oregon State University College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (On the Horizon).
Article in Polar Record written by ARCUS staff and PolarTREC alumni educators that shares impacts of participating in a Teacher Research Experience.
Abstract: PolarTREC-Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating (PolarTREC) has provided the opportunity for over 160 K-12 teachers and informal science educators from the USA to work directly with scientists in the Arctic and the Antarctic. As a Teacher
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines have become key focus areas in the education community of the United States. Newly adopted across the nation, Next Generation Science Standards require that educators embrace innovative approaches to teaching. Transforming classrooms to actively engage students through a combination of knowledge and practice develops conceptual understanding and application skills. The partnerships between