TEK TALKS is a series of webinars that was developed to foster understanding among scientists in regard to working with Indigenous People. View archived lectures and/or sign up for future lectures through the website.
This PowerPoint presentation, "When environmental conditions promote evolution: An introduction to morpho-physiological and behavioral differences between two phocids", was submitted as a capstone project
as part of the PolarTREC Online Course Series by participant Patricia Azinhaga. This stand-alone presentation can be used to complement a Life Science lesson.
Coring trees is a way of learning about trees without cutting them down. When a tree is cored, the rings are examined to learn about the history and growth of a tree. In this lesson students will participate in a hands-on activity to help them investigate what information can be gained by studying and comparing tree core samples collected
This video shows divers investigating microscopic life forms living under the arctic sea ice. The video accompanies a presentation given by researcher Rolf Gradinger at the 2012 Arctic Ocean Ecosystem Workshop in Barrow, Alaska.
The Arctic Climate Modeling Program (ACMP) provides curriculum-based arctic resources for use with K-12 students. Resources include inquiry-based classroom lessons, a student network for observing arctic weather (S.N.O.W.) , digital lectures, and an interactive multimedia learning system (on DVD). The resources presented were all designed with input from 21 scientists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute.
This is a food web activity that I developed after my spring 2006 TREC expedition on board the USCGC Healy, for 30 days in the Bering Sea. It is a set of lessons that include setting the context with a map activity, researching the organisms in, on, and around the Bering Sea, reading an article or book on connections between
This book is a message from many of the places where the effects of rapid climate change are being seen and where scientists are studying what is happening. It is also a report on what these changes mean and what we can do about them.
As a witness to climate change, I have stood in the empty rookeries of displaced