Results from PolarTREC teacher Chantelle Rose's research cruise to the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas surprise scientists and may have implications for climate modeling. Read more about the tenacity of life forms living off the coast of Alaska from this National Science Foundation press release.
"It is so much more meaningful to students to have real world applications of science. It helps them make connections and broadens their understanding of science"
This article highlights Nell's upcoming PolarTREC field expedition to Antarctica as well as the many educational excursions she has undertaken around the world that have influenced her teaching and her life.
"The seal will capture all sorts of data: the temperature, the salinity of the water, how deep the seals dive and the pressure of the water and return that information via satellite and through this tag."
Read about Alex Eilers expedition to Antarctica to tag Weddell seals. It's hoped that information collected through tagging of seals will lead to a
PolarTREC teacher Michelle Brown writes for the Austin American Statesman about her upcoming expedition to Antarctica. Michelle outlines her plans to travel to Antarctica to work with researchers at the remote McMurdo Station and the automated geophysical observatory at the South Pole Station. In addition to helping researchers study the human impacts on the southern continent, she will also install
PolarTREC teacher Michelle Brown writes an article in the Austin American Statesman about her upcoming expedition to study human impacts in Antarctica. Michelle details her motivation to apply for the PolarTREC program and how it has already changed her teaching practice and students' lives.
Article about PolarTREC teacher Chantelle Rose's icebreaker-based expedition to collect some of the first winter information on the biology, chemistry, and physical oceanography of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas.