Polar Bears International Tundra Connections
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM - Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 2:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Polar Bear Week is coming. Join Discovery Education and Polar Bears International for a series of webcasts on November 5th and 6th. This is a great opportunity to bring the tundra into your classroom. Join us for 1, 2, or all 3 of the webcasts below. By registering here, you'll be all set to attend any or all of the webcasts.
Target Audience: Students
- Moderator: Lance Rougeux (Discovery Education)
- Kassie Siegel (Center for Biological Diversity, Climate Law Institute Director)
- Martyn Obbard (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
- Tom Smith (Brigham Young University, Associate Professor of Plant and Wildlife Sciences)
- Geoff York (WWF Arctic Program)
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 at 1:00 PM CENTRAL
All About Bears: How do polar bears compare to other bear species? Explore their adaptations and learn how similar and different bears are!
Target Audience: Discovery Educator Network and At Large Grades 4-8
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 at 11:00 AM CENTRAL - JUST FOR KIDS
Polar Bear Senses: Learn how polar bears rely on their amazing senses to survive the arctic chill.
Target Audience: Discovery Educator Network and At Large Grades 2-4
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 at 12:00 PM CENTRAL
Maternal Dens: What do you think a polar bear den looks like? Why do you think dens are important to polar bear cubs? Have all your questions and more answered by expert polar bear scientists.
Target Audience: Discovery Educator Network and Grades 4-8
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