A collection of flash talks from the NNA-CO Arctic Educators Fair, which took place February 16, 2022. These flash talks highlight opportunities and products for educators and students that have been produced by NNA projects.
Announcing the Permafrost Discovery Gateway: A new resource for scientists, teachers and anyone interested in big permafrost data in the Arctic
Presenter: Jen Moss
Resources: Permafrost Discovery Gateway
Observe river and lake ice with your students to contribute to winter travel safety and climate change research
Presenters: Katie Spellman, Chris Arp
Resources: Fresh Eyes on Ice
Engaging Youth to Explore Snow and Permafrost in an Arctic Village
Presenters: Jana Peirce, Anja Kade
Connecting Educators with Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Research - Research Cruise Outreach, Workshops, and Resources
Presenter: Kali Horn
Empower your students to observe and act on climate change issues important to your community
Presenters: Katie Spellman, Elena Sparrow
Resources: Arctic and Earth SIGNs
Getting Wild in the Classroom
Presenter: Mike Taras
Community Art for Positive Change
Presenter: James Temte
Resources: Arts in Education
STEM at the Poles! Research Experiences for Formal and Informal Educators in the Polar Regions
Presenter: Janet Warburton
Polar Educators International [PEI] - Join us in Iceland in April 2022. Connecting polar education, research, and the global community
Presenter: PEI team
Using Drone Technology in K-12 STEM education
Presenter: Melissa Chipman
Resources: Welcome to the Chipman Lab
Environmental sensor network - getting students and teachers involved in understanding the changing landscape in an Arctic Community
Presenter: Howard Epstein
Resources: Please contact Howard Epstein at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Examining climate impact on food, people, and landscapes with social and physical scientists: Place based curricula, workshops, and Research Experiences for Teachers
Presenter: Guangqing Chi
Presenter: Janice Dawe
Teachers Making Science Relevant to Students, their Culture, and Everyday Lives
Presenter: Ginger Shultz
Resources: Relevant Education for Local Alaska Teaching
Re-imagining Civic Education for the Circumpolar North
Presenter: Jason Young
1. NNA Planning: Community-based Mitigation and Adaptive Strategies for River Flooding and Erosion in Alaska Native Communities. This project team is studying erosion and flooding on the Kuskokwim River, and looking for teachers interesting in having their students get involved with the project during the summer of 2022. Please contact Amelia Wells at email@example.com for more information.
2. AK Energy Smart. AK EnergySmart is a free curriculum resource designed to give Alaskan youth an understanding of the high economic and environmental costs of power generation and the importance of conserving energy at home and school.
3. Arctic LTER. The Arctic Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project's goal is to understand and predict the effects of environmental change on arctic landscapes, both natural and anthropogenic. Learn more about their educational opportunities for kindergarten through graduate students and teachers here.
4. ICESat-2 NASA Mission. The Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) measures the height of a changing Earth, including the heights of ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice, and more. If you're interested in getting involved, please contact Valerie Casasanto at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.