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Past Workshops


Engineering on Ice: Sea Ice Science & STEAM lessons

View of sea ice from above. An airplane wing is visible in the upper left.Teacher Workshop
  • Engage in hands-on activities and bring science into your classroom.
  • Discover the Engineering Design Process and incorporate STEAM (Science Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) into your lessons.
  • Learn about sea ice, current research, and how to use data in classes.
  • Interact with scientists and educators.
  • Take away materials for your classroom.

May 11 & 13, 2017

Utqiagvik (Barrow)
March 31-April 1, 2017

Image by E.Padilla

Hands-on items for Ice Drifter workshop, including duct tape, thermometers, and silver cans.A child stands at a table doing a hands-on activity about sea ice, while an adult sits behind the table.       

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This work is supported by the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management through the University of Alaska Coastal Marine Institute award number M14AC00019.