International Polar Year, or IPY (2007-2009) is by far the most exciting international scientific and educational opportunity of this century. For the next two years, all eyes will be focused on the physical, social and human dimensions of our planet's polar regions. Watch this blog for news related to Canadian outreach and education efforts related to IPY. Of particular interest to educators! Note: This blog is created independently of any official IPY organization

Thursday, May 3, 2007

IPY related web seminars

The NSTA lecture series web site. Note at the bottom of the page there is also access to Power point presentations from previous seminars, many without an IPY link. Several Arctic/ IPY related lectures including the one tonight. I downloaded the seminar slides and parts of it might have applications that could be useful in school classes at various grade levels. It may give ideas for science activities next year when there is snow around or for science fairs. If you open the presentation you need to go through the first few administrative slides to get to the presentation that begins on slide 11.

The upcoming IPY related lectures are:

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