Polar Ice: Going with the Floe Most of my friends think it's weird that I love the Arctic and Antarctica because it's no big secret that I hate being cold. I hate it so much that I bought my car just for the seat heater - and I've been known to use it in the summer. I hate it so much, I wear
In this lesson, students will conduct an investigation to discover how the behavior of hermit crabs change as water temperature changes.
Students will understand and practice the steps of a science investigation through an investigation about hermit crabs’ reaction to changing ocean temperature. Students will understand that as ocean temperatures increase some animals will adapt and some will
How do you define the seasons? My Earth Science classes just finished studying the Sun-Earth-Moon system this unit, which included us delving deep into understanding what causes the seasons. And while I was teaching about the equinoxes and solstices, the scientific “start” and “stop” to each
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Learn more about seasonal migrations of species around the world. These multidisciplinary hands-on activities focusing on art, observation, movement, and adventure. Resources can be used in formal and informal learning environments. All activities are designed to be possible as at-home/distanced activities.
* Learners will understand the diverse forms of seasonal migration of animals.
* Learners will make connections
PolarTREC informal educator Jocelyn Argueta traveled to the South Pole in 2019 with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory and Askaryan Radio Array Expedition. She created a YouTube series Tiny Ice: Bits from Antarctica to highlight the travel, science, and life at the South Pole, both in English and Spanish. In this 10-part
One of the most impactful sensations from a visit to the arctic in 2009 was feeling remote. Exploring the streets of Utqiagvik (Barrow at the time) and realizing that the only way in or out of the area was by boat or plane was remote. Not having access to a cell phone because the satellites that
This Halloween, if you were looking for a festive, pandemic-safe activity, you only needed to grab your cocoa, cue up some spooky tunes, and join in the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) Annual Meeting in full Halloween costume! Though it didn't take place on Halloween itself, last week
Change In A Time of COVID: Teacher Perspective ##What Is Happening? “Hybrid. You will have three sections, A Cohort, B Cohort, C Cohort.” This is where the conversation started. I remember my chest getting a bit tight. “A yearly class will now be 18 weeks. A semester class, 9 weeks.” Ummmm
La educadora informal de PolarTREC, Jocelyn Argueta, viajó al Polo Sur en 2019 con el Observatorio IceCube Neutrino y la Expedición Askaryan Radio Array. Creó una serie de YouTube Hielo Pequeño: Pedazos de la Antártida para explicar el viaje, la ciencia y la vida en el Polo Sur, tanto en inglés como en español. En esta serie