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Polar Ice: A Teacher Workshop on Climate Science (two opportunities!)

Polar ice cores give us the most incredible details about past climate changes ---

which put current climate changes in perspective and provide data to improve climate models.

At the workshop, you will get:

* an introduction to this field of science

* several classroom ready activities

* other related educational resources

* plus . . . a light lunch!!

When:  November 11, 2023 (Saturday) from 10 am to 1:30 pm

Where:  Western Michigan University - Michigan Geological Repository for Research & Education in   Kalamazoo, Michigan.  This workshop will also tour the MGRRE facility and analyze a sample rock core; see parallels to cores of ocean sediment and polar ice.


When:  December 3, 2023 (Sunday) from 12:30 pm to 4 pm

Where:  University of Michigan Natural History Museum in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  This workshop will also engage in several Museum activities and exhibits related to climate science.  This will be the first teacher workshop in the new Museum!

These workshops are being jointly sponsored by the Michigan Earth Science Teachers Association (MESTA) and the Michigan Alliance for Environmental & Outdoor Education (MAEOE).

Project ice program jointly run by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and the Center for Oldest Ice Exploration (COLDEX) at Oregon State University.

If you have any questions concerning the workshops, contact Dave Chapman (  Workshop details will be sent to registrants.

Registration Information -

Registration fee will be $10, or only $5 if you are a MESTA or MAEOE member.  NOTE: Each workshop will feature the same classroom activities and resources.  The only difference will be the site dependent additional activities.

--->  Registration for the Western Michigan University workshop taking place on November 11 is closed.

--->  Registration for the University of Michigan workshop taking place on December 3 is closed.

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