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IPY/NSTA Web Seminars:


Arctic and Antarctic Living Systems

All web seminar participants use online tools that allow them to mark-up presenter's slides or share desktop applications in addition to engaging in chat with others online and answering poll questions Three Web Seminars on the International Polar Year (IPY) and Arctic and Antarctic living systems were held with presenters Dr. Brendan Kelly and Dr. Kathy Gorski from the National Science Foundation, and Dr. Craig Tweedie from University of Texas at El Paso. The seminars focused on land and marine adaptations to extreme conditions, species migration, and the role of humans in polar ecosystems and vetted online resources for educators to utilize in teaching the topic. These Web Seminars are designed for educators of grades 5-8. See our archive in the overview page and the PowerPoint presentations of these informative seminars.


Schedule

Web Seminar I
Date: Thursday, December 20, 2007
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Eastern
Topic: International Polar Year – Living Systems
Presenter: Dr. Brendan Kelly

Web Seminar II
Date: Thursday, January 17, 2008
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Eastern
Topic: International Polar Year – Living Systems
Presenter: Dr. Kathy Gorski

Web Seminar III and Archive
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2008
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Eastern
Topic: International Polar Year – Living Systems
Presenter: Dr. Craig Tweedie

Learn more about the features of the Web Seminar and read answers to frequently asked questions from participants.




For more information contact webseminars@nsta.org


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