Tundra Connections Webcast #1
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Are you interested in taking your students to the tundra to observe polar bears? Is that slightly out of your field trip budget? Well, no worries. We have once again joined forces with our friends at Polar Bears International (PBI) to bring four incredible virtual field trips live to your desktop.
Through PBI’s Tundra Connections® you’re invited to meet and talk with some of the world’s foremost authorities on polar bears and climate change during our free Tundra Connections® broadcasts. Big names. With big stories. And big bears just outside.
WEEK ONE: OCTOBER 22-26
Arctic Extremes: A look at the Arctic and the adaptations needed by humans and animals to survive
- Alysa McCall (University of Alberta, Graduate Student)
- Brandon LaForest (York University, Graduate Student)
- Bill Winhall (SeaWorld San Diego, Assistant Curator of Mammals)
- Moderator: Lance Rougeux (Discovery Educator Network)
WEBINAR #1 - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 at 12:30 CDT
From Top of the World: A bird’s eye view of a complex region of ice, land, animals, and cultures.
Target Audience: Grades 4-8
To view the webcast, visit: http://www.polarbearsinternational.org/myplanetmypart
All you will need to participate in the webcast is your computer connected to the internet and speakers so you can hear the presenters' audio. We recommend that you share this link with your technology support team to make sure the webcast is not blocked by your school/district filters.
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