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

Friday, September 14, 2007

NSTA International Polar Year Web Seminars - Online

NSTA’s Web Seminars offers two free online seminars designed for educators of grades 5–8 on The Role of Polar Regions in Earth’s Changing Climate System, November 27 and December 13, 2007, featuring scientists and education specialists from NASA. The seminars will focus on the International Polar Year (IPY) and how polar regions interact with Earth’s climate system; atmospheric gas changes over Earth’s history; what ice cores tell us about past climate; and the implications of climate change in the polar regions.

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