South Texas is pretty far removed from the Arctic. When I mention climate change in my classroom, my students think of emaciated polar bears roaming the Arctic Ocean for a few minutes and then carry on with their day.
The Importance of Teacher/Researcher Collaboration
Collaboration such as this offers a window into the science rarely seen by teachers and their students. It allows the public/students to experience, in real-time, relevant data collection of the 21st century.
Presentation on David Walker's PolarTREC expedition and research being conducted in the Arctic on thawing permafrost. This presentation was given to LASA High School faculty and staff in Austin, TX on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.