Title Polar science and global climate; an international resource for education and outreach
Author Kaiser, B. (editor); Allen, B. (editor); Zicus, S. (editor)
Source 237p. . Publisher: Pearson Education, Harlow, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-1-84959-593- 3
Publication Date 2010
Notes In English. Individual papers are cited separately Ant. Acc. No: 90534. CRREL Acc. No: 65003985
Index Terms climatic change; ecology; education; glacial geology; ice; ice sheets; melting; meteorology; oceanography; polar regions; Antarctica; Arctic region; polar regions; astronomy; climate change; ethnography; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 2007-08 Education, Outreach and Communication Publications; K-12 education; sea ice
Abstract Introduces readers to basic ideas of school and public education and outreach for polar science and to key aspects of polar research. Outlines six basic themes of polar science (atmosphere, ice, ocean, land, people and space) and shows how they can be implemented in primary and secondary classrooms. Includes guidance for scientists on presenting their field of expertise to general public; addressing polar research in large- and small-scale education and outreach initiatives; and presents essay on capacity building among reindeer herders in circumpolar north to introduce variety of indigenous voices in Arctic regions
Publication Type monograph
Record ID 306824