Tundra Connections Webcast #3
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 1:30 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 TWO: OCTOBER 29-November 2
The Climate Connection: Climate warming and its impact on the Arctic and other marine ecosystems
- Cecilia Bitz (University of Washington, Associate Professor Atmospheric Sciences)
- Eric DeWeaver (National Science Foundation)
- John Whiteman (University of Wyoming, Graduate Student)
- Moderator: Kyle Schutt (Discovery Educator Network)
WEBINAR #3 - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 at 1:30 CDT
Ice Is Nice: Discover how sea ice plays an important role in the food web of the arctic marine ecosystem.
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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