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

Monday, November 26, 2007

IPY Ice Sheet Day Dec 13th!!

A flyer for Ice Sheet Day, December 13th is available in 16 languages at (The recipe for home-made clay is also at the above link) Direct link to English flyer: Have a play and launch your own virtual balloon! The December 13th IPY Day: Ice Sheets webpages will be published tomorrow with a direct link from the homepage of, or directly at: Please forward to your colleagues, and send any suggestions or additions to myself and Stefan Geens ( (We still need to add more images to these pages.) We will send out a press release about the December 13th International Polar Day next week. Rhian Salmon International IPY Outreach Coordinator

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