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  • Teachers & Researchers with a Pre-Existing Relationship | PolarTREC
    that supporting pre existing and ongoing teacher researcher relationships is very important we feel strongly about building new teacher researcher relationships Because of this we have fewer opportunities to support teachers and researchers with a pre existing relationship who are interested in participating in PolarTREC If any of the above conditions describe your situation please follow the directions in the Applying to Work Together section below If you are unsure about your situation please feel free to contact us at info at polartrec com to discuss it further Applying to Work Together The Deadline for Accepting Applications is Closed Both teacher and researcher must complete the full PolarTREC Teacher Application or PolarTREC Researcher Application by the specified deadline Make sure the teacher researcher you are interested in working with is aware of this and the deadline In the application complete the question asking to list the name institution and email of the teacher researcher you are interested in working with Both the teacher and researcher must jointly complete the Supplementary Questions for Preexisting Teacher Researcher Teams in the Word Document below This document does not need to be submitted at the same time as the individual applications but does need to be submitted by the general application deadline DEADLINE CLOSED FOR 2016 2017 Download Supplementary Questions Supplementary Questions for Pre existing Teacher Researcher Teams DOC 40KB The Selection Process and Next Steps Both the teacher and researcher s application is subject to the full PolarTREC selection process Both of the applications must rank adequately to be further considered for selection If both applications rank adequately both the teacher and researcher will be asked to participate in a group interview with the PolarTREC Project Managers This interview will be used to learn more about the research project and the plans for

    Original URL path: https://www.polartrec.com/teachers/preexisting-relationship (2016-02-14)
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  • Learning Resources | PolarTREC
    of materials for teaching about the Arctic Ocean and the impacts of climate change The Cyber based Interdisciplinary Science Educator C ISE Collection The collections below are utilized during the C ISE Professional Development course which is offered by PolarTREC and through the University of Alaska To find out more about these professional development courses visit PolarTREC Online Course for Educators Life Science Collection A collection of resource pertaining to life sciences in the Polar Regions Physical Science Collection A collection of resources looking at physical sciences in the Polar Regions Earth Science Collection A collection of resources centered on Polar Region earth sciences Social Science Collection A collection of resources focusing on social sciences in the Polar Regions Recent Audio Capital Public Radio Insight Interview Doctor Iverson on Iowa Public Radio Bowhead Whale Calls Interview on Spotlight 92 WUMR NPR Interview with PolarTREC teacher Nell Herrmann Baby It s Cold Outside A Corning Teacher Explores the Bottom of the World Radio Interview with PolarTREC Teachers IceCube KGO Interview Interview with Dr Tish Yager Recent Presentations Taking Earth s Temperature Documentary and Q A Forum Tracking a 7 Year Student of Teacher Research Experiences Benefits of Being a Student of a Teacher Research Experience Linking Maine to Alaska K 12 education outreach Antarctica Polar Ice Antarctic Mini Exhibit at the Pink Palace Museum Satellite Tracking of Western Arctic Bowhead Whales Studiare le Scienze Polari The Weddell Seal and its amazing adaptations to a very extreme environment Recent Polar Profiles Michael Sheriff Nick LaFave Amanda Koltz Seth Beaudreault Kiki Contreras Julie Katch Anne Jensen Emily Miller Dr Patricia Tish Yager Pat Kelly Recent Activities The Science of Climate Change Mini Exhibit I Can Be A Bee The IMOLD Model Interactive Leaf Decomposition Activity The IMOLD Model The Carbon Cycle The IMOLD

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  • 2016-2017 PolarTREC Teacher Application | PolarTREC
    a Resource Contribute Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating For Teachers 2016 2017 PolarTREC Teacher Application Status message Submissions for this form are closed The application period for teachers to apply to the 2016 2017 program is closed We anticipate announcing the final participants for 2016 2017 sometime in December 2015 We will announce the next application

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  • PolarTREC Teacher Informational Webinar | PolarTREC
    Inquiries For Teachers Overview Online Course Preexisting Relationships Resources Teacher Application Teacher FAQ Teacher Webinar Login For Researchers Overview Join Researcher Application Researcher Webinar Researcher FAQ Why Host a Teacher Quotes From Researchers Visiting a Classroom Access Resources Here Preexisting Relationships Resources Overview About Products Expedition Reports Collections Media Archive Find a Resource Contribute Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating For Teachers PolarTREC Teacher Informational Webinar Status message Submissions for this form are closed An informational webinar web seminar was held Wednesday 29 July 2015 Teachers and researchers interested in learning more about participating in PolarTREC Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating are encouraged to view the event archive The informational webinar gives an overview of the PolarTREC program its goals and objectives program components the application process and will address frequently asked questions Feel free to watch the archive video view the pdf or listen to audio Any specific questions submitted by teachers and researchers were addressed at the end of the presentation For Teachers Overview Online Course Preexisting Relationships Resources Teacher Application Teacher FAQ Teacher Webinar Login About Virtual Base Camp PolarConnect Newsroom For Teachers

    Original URL path: https://www.polartrec.com/teachers/webinar (2016-02-14)
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  • User account | PolarTREC
    Webinar Login For Researchers Overview Join Researcher Application Researcher Webinar Researcher FAQ Why Host a Teacher Quotes From Researchers Visiting a Classroom Access Resources Here Preexisting Relationships Resources Overview About Products Expedition Reports Collections Media Archive Find a Resource Contribute Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating User account Primary tabs Log in active tab Request new password

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  • For Researchers | PolarTREC
    Webinar Login For Researchers Overview Join Researcher Application Researcher Webinar Researcher FAQ Why Host a Teacher Quotes From Researchers Visiting a Classroom Access Resources Here Preexisting Relationships Resources Overview About Products Expedition Reports Collections Media Archive Find a Resource Contribute Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating For Researchers For Researchers PolarTREC Teacher Betsy Wilkening and host researcher Harry Beine conduct snow sampling research outside Barrow Alaska Have you ever considered inviting a teacher to participate in your field research project By incorporating a teacher in your research you gain an enthusiastic team member that assists with research and camp activities helps get the word out about your research project to students and public audiences and isn t afraid of an adventure Teachers have a lot to gain by working with researchers they learn about the polar regions how science is conducted and make invaluable connections to the research community APPLY TODAY We are currently accepting applications from researchers to host teachers in 2016 2017 Read more here For Researchers Overview Join Researcher Application Researcher Webinar Researcher FAQ Why Host a Teacher Quotes From Researchers Visiting a Classroom

    Original URL path: https://www.polartrec.com/researchers (2016-02-14)
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  • Join PolarTREC! | PolarTREC
    knowledge of polar research with classrooms around the world By including a PolarTREC teacher the research team gains a trained and enthusiastic helping hand in the field an expert in communication and outreach to share their science and connections between the science and the education communities Researchers working in the polar regions can apply to host a PolarTREC teacher on their scientific expeditions in the Arctic or in Antarctica Researchers do not incur any additional costs to their project but can gain a lot from the inclusion of a teacher on their project Researchers interested in learning more about hosting a teacher can do so at About PolarTREC Program Goals and Objectives Researcher Frequently Asked Questions and Program Requirements The application for researchers to host PolarTREC teachers is generally available each fall for the upcoming arctic and Antarctic field seasons If you are interested in hosting a PolarTREC teacher but missed the application deadline please contact PolarTREC Project Managers at info at polartrec com or 907 474 1600 to discuss your individual situation Mentor Pre and In Service Teachers PolarTREC teachers Jackie Hams Gerty Ward and Jillian Worssam attend an orientation meeting in Fairbanks Alaska You do not have to host a teacher on your expedition to serve as a content expert or mentor to pre and in service teachers interested in improving their knowledge of polar science Through the alumni and extended networks researchers serve as valuable contributors as presenters or just someone willing to be contacted to answer questions or review science material for a lesson plan If you are interested in serving as a content expert please email info at polartrec com Please include your name contact information and a brief description of your scientific interests Conduct Education and Outreach Activities Students enjoy searching for real artifacts

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  • PolarTREC Researcher Application | PolarTREC
    use this bio on the PolarTREC website and your project overview page Please limit it to 200 words or less Personal or research related websites 2 Demographic Information The following question is for the purpose of gathering information on applicants to the PolarTREC program to provide the National Science Foundation with a measure of PolarTREC s broader impacts Submission of this information is voluntary and is not a requirement for acceptance to the program Race Ethnicity Definitions Ethnicity Definition Hispanic or Latino A person of Mexican Puerto Rican Cuban South or Central American or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race Race Definitions American Indian or Alaska Native A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North or South America including Central America and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment Asian A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East Southeast Asia or the Indian subcontinent including for example Cambodia China India Japan Korea Malaysia Pakistan the Philippine Islands Thailand and Vietnam Black or African American A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii Guam Samoa or other Pacific Islands White A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe the Middle East or North America Ethnicity None Hispanic or Latino Not Hispanic or Latino Choose one response Gender None Male Female Race Select one or more American Indian or Native Alaskan Asian Black or African American Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander White Other Other Race 3 Motivation a Why do you wish to host a PolarTREC teacher on your project Did you include participation in PolarTREC in your NSF Broader Impacts If so what did you say about PolarTREC b Briefly describe your involvement and or interest in K 12 education and science outreach c Briefly describe your general expectations of the PolarTREC teacher d Briefly describe ideas or activities you have in mind for sustaining collaboration with the teacher before during and after the field experience 4 Project Personnel a Who is the lead Principal Investigator of this research project b Who are the co Principal Investigators if applicable Applying researchers are encouraged to discuss the inclusion of a PolarTREC teacher with co PI s and other team members before submitting an application c What is your role in the research project None Principal Investigator Co Principal Investigator Graduate Student Other Research Professional Other Describe below Other role description d How many people will be participating in your field research team during this expedition Please choose an approximate number under each category below Principal Investigators or Co Principal Investigators 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Graduate Students 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Undergraduate Students 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Other Research Professionals 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Please Describe Below Other Research Professionals please describe e Who will serve as the primary contact for the project and mentor for the teacher while in the field If someone other than yourself please include name contact information and role in the research team Note This person must be in the field at least part of the time with the teacher This person will be working directly with the teacher both before during and post field experience and must be fully involved in the selection of the teacher This person might be the PI but could also be a graduate student or co PI f Who else should we include in correspondence in regards to you your team participating in PolarTREC Please provide their role and contact information 5 Project Information a Project Title funded and short working title Include the funded title as well as suggest a short working title that we could use on the website If the project is selected we will confirm all the final titles and project descriptions with you before making it public b Using general terms please provide a short description of the project This may include key project goals why this work is important or a project abstract Please limit this response to 300 words c What aspects of your research do you think are most accessible to K 12 teachers or students What is the take home message or key components you want the teacher to focus on d What role will the PolarTREC teacher play on your research team and in the field e Describe how your research encourages a greater understanding of the polar regions or Earth s systems through research in the polar regions f Does your research project specifically focus on any of the named polar research emphasis areas Check all that apply Atmospheric Systems Cryospheric Systems Glaciers Sea Ice Ice Sheets etc Human and Social Systems Marine Systems Terrestrial Systems Ecology Biotic Systems Physics or Space Sciences Engineering and Technology Check any that apply g Please list five 5 multiple choice questions and answers that pertain to your research These should be key concepts or information that a teacher should learn by participating in your expedition We use these questions in the program evaluation Please provide four 4 answers per question and put a star or note next to the correct answer h Is there any additional information you would like to share about the research project i e proposal summary PowerPoint presentations press releases articles weblinks etc Additional Information You may also e mail additional information to info polartrec com Please make sure e mail attachments are less than 5 MB 6 Project Funding a Please list your funding agency or agencies and award number for this project We prefer to

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