Wednesday, September 19, 2007
More about IPY Sea Ice Day September 21: Launch a Balloon!
A lot of information about Sea Ice is now available at: http://www.ipy.org/index.php?ipy/detail/sea_ice This includes: * information about over 30 projects studying Sea Ice, * contact to experts around the world * information about current expeditions, * background information * activities for teachers, students, and science centres * links to good sources of images and further resources Flyers are available for download from the Sea Ice Educators page in Chinese, Dutch, Finnish, Swedish, French, Portugese, Japanese, German, Inuktitut, Russian, Danish, Icelandic, Malay, Polish, Spanish, and Norwegian. You can also "launch a virtual balloon" to show your involvement or interest in this event. It's quick, easy, and fun. Direct details can be found at www.ipy.org/index.php?/ipy/detail/sea_ice_day_launch_a_virtual_balloon/ We hope to see balloons going up around the world,- from schools, scientists, education centres, homes, interested public, artists, photographers, and more... This also helps us to learn more about who is interested in IPY, and what you might like to know more about in the future. We know that people's schedules are busy, so feel free to launch a balloon any time from now on,- the map is now live! To keep in touch with future IPY events and activities, please consider subscribing to one of our discussion groups: open discussion space and announcements: http://groups.google.co.uk/group/IPY-EOC-development specifically for teachers: http://groups.google.co.uk/group/IPY_teachers monthly reports only (no discussion) http://groups.google.co.uk/group/ipy-reports IPY in Geobrowsers http://groups.google.co.uk/group/ipygoogleearth See you on the Map! For more information, contact: Dr Rhian A Salmon
IPY Education and Outreach Coordinator
+44 (0) 7711181509
AIM / skype: rhiansalmon
International Polar Year: http://www.ipy.org
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