The Arctic in the Classroom program to help incorporate Arctic research into teaching activities


and researchers who conduct funded research in the Alaskan Arctic with experience or interest using citizen science practices as a method to expose teachers, students, and local communities to local Arctic research. They will collaborate on the development of educational resources related to Arctic research priorities. They will share their knowledge, experience and expertise. One experiment will be very different: a math and science teacher from the Shamokin area will soon be teaching her students, for a month, from an airplane flying over Greenland, studying a model of the changing ice sheets, with support of NASA. “Some days we’ll be flying over the North Pole. Some days we’ll be flying over the middle of Greenland,”she explained.


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