Arctic research helps science teachers develop new classroom lessons

09/9/2010 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Alaska)

Teachers from across the country participate in arctic research projects during the summer through PolarTrec, a professional-development and outreach program funded by the National Science Foundation and run by the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States. Arizona science teacher Betsy Wilkening spent three weeks working with researchers and sampling snow in Alaska. She brought back lessons on bioaccumulation to her seventh-grade students.

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