For Teachers and Learners
These websites have some great educational resources for teachers and learners.
|Our Blogs from the
Traverse are available for viewing at: http://traverse.npolar.no/expedition-diary. Check them out!
|Become a Student Polar Researcher.
Click here to find activities that students can do independently to explore the geography and physics of Antarctica. They are targeted for grades 5-8. Teachers can contact polarpuzzle (at) gmail.com for answers to the following questions.
The U.S. National Science Teacher Association has made available a number of web-based seminars that teachers can use in their classrooms, and that anyone can now view. The following were created by Mary Albert and were sponsored by NSF, NASA, and NOAA. They contain material relevant to our traverse:
|Polar Palooza Polar Science Events
Learn about a variety of polar science events archived and also in near-real time during the International Polar Year 2007-08.
|NOAA Climate Site
Climate change and our planet information especially for kids.
|IPY 2007-2008 Explore
and Learn (USA)
IPY's Explore and Learn site has lots of great links to resources for educators and learners!
|IPY for Educators (International)
Check out the ICSU-WMO IPY web site for international activities for teachers and students!
Learn about experiences of teachers in polar expeditions, and find out about upcoming webcasts where you can participate!