For Teachers

PolarTREC Teacher Karl Horeis works on an archaeological excavation in arctic AlPolarTREC Teacher Karl Horeis works on an archaeological excavation in arctic Alaska. PolarTREC has several activities, opportunities, and resources for teachers to learn more about the polar regions and polar science. Navigate through the features of this page to learn more about the PolarTREC program, explore ways to participate in research experiences or the polar science online course, and search for resources to teach about the polar regions.

Whether you are interested in a teacher research experience, building new professional networks, or enriching your classroom content—PolarTREC has something for every educator!

Stay Tuned! The Application Period for 2019-2020 is scheduled to open on Monday, August 27, 2018.

Informational Webinar

An informational webinar for the 2019-20 PolarTREC season will be held on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 at 2:00pm AKDT (3pm PDT, 4pm MDT, 5pm CDT, 6pm EDT) for teachers, informal science educators and researchers. Register here.

Subscribe to the Education List to get all the program updates including when we will be accepting applications from teachers and researchers.

Any questions or comments, can be directed to the PolarTREC team at info [at] polartrec.com.