Take the ultimate expedition with your students to explore the Arctic and Antarctic poles like never before. Join producers and scientists from Discovery Channel's groundbreaking series, Frozen Planet, to hear about their experiences filming the series in the polar regions and the work they are doing each and every day to study the evolving landscape and ecosystems there.They will discuss how their career lets them make a positive impact on the environment every day, and what students can do to make a difference.
Before attending this webinar, you may wish to download an amazing eleven page resource guide filled with engaging classroom activities. You can get access to this once you have enrolled in the Siemens STEM Academy and signed up for the webinar. Just click on the lesson plan under classroom connections. You may also wish to visit the Frozen Planet Website for both before and after activities. At this site you will find the following valuable resources.
It is true! Every student has the power to help protect our environment, from their local community all the way to the poles. Join us for this very special Webinar that will even allow students to see exclusive sneak peeks of yet-to-be-aired episodes of this inspiring series! They will have the opportunity to meet:
Register Today - Don't miss this exciting LIVE event! - Thursday, April 12, 2012, 1pm ET (Event will also be archived for later use)
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Posted on April 6, 2012 by Michael Gorman
Mike is an advocate for transforming education and bringing 21st Century Skills to classrooms. He was awarded Indiana STEM Educator of the Year and honored as a Microsoft 365 Global Education Hero.
Lance has been featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer and was recently highlighted in The Emergency Teacher, a book about urban teaching.