Tundra Connections Fall

Our 2013 Fall Tundra Connections® webcasts aired in October and November! If you missed them, don't worry—you'll find descriptions and links to the archived webcasts below. We'll announce the 2014 schedule closer to the fall.

Superstars of the Arctic - Grades 4-8
Explore the world of arctic predators and find out who would win: the polar bear or snowy owl?

Wildlife on the Move - General Audience
Learn how scientists track animals using cutting edge technology.  From polar bears to snowy owls, find out what this information tells us about these amazing creatures.

Amazing Arctic Animals - Grades 2-4
Take a peek into the lives of some of the Arctic's most amazing animals and the jobs they have in the arctic ecosystem.

Think Like a Scientist! - Grades 4-8!
Uncover the global effects of climate change as scientists and experts share clues about our warming world and the impacts on polar bears and the arctic tundra.

Calling All Business Majors! - University Students
Commerce in the 21st century requires a Triple Bottom Line approach - people, profit and planet. As students of business, join us to learn the basic components of corporate sustainability including: waste minimization, supply chain engagement, product innovation and emissions accounting. 

Leaders of Change & Sustainability - AZA, CAZA, EAZA
Engage with our experts as they discuss the tools and techniques available to take action now to stop global climate change. Learn from panelists at the forefront of working to solve the crisis, with representatives from both the private sector and NGOs.

Climate Counts on Students - University Students
When students unite for change, society listens. Join us to hear how you can ignite change on your campus by using the Climate Counts scorecard and becoming a conscious consumer. This session will also focus on student-led efforts that are making waves across the nation, from fossil fuel divestment to zero waste campaigns.

Corporate Climate Leadership Matters! - Businesses
Many businesses have set public, measurable goals to reduce carbon and mitigate climate change. Join our experts to learn about the Climate Declaration and how individuals and companies can contribute to a low-carbon future that spurs economic growth while preserving vital biodiversity and polar bear habitat.

Polar Bear Senses - Discovery Educator Network & Grades 2-4
Learn how polar bears rely on their amazing senses to survive the arctic chill.

Maternal Dens - Discovery Educator Network & Grades 4-8
What do you think a polar bear den looks like? Why do you think dens are important to polar bear cubs? Have all your questions and more answered by expert polar bear scientists.

Bears of North America - AZA, AAZK, AZAD, CAZA, EAZA
Bears, bears, bears: polar, brown, and black! Join our panelists to learn about denning and reproductive strategies, population status, environmental pressures, legal issues, and research efforts to further understand these three bear species in our warming world.

Polar Bears in a Warming World - General Audience & Center for Biological Diversity
An update five years after the Endangered Species Act listing. Learn about the impact of the polar bear’s listing as a threatened species. How has it helped and what more can be done?

From North to South: Exploring Our Polar Regions - Grades 4-8 
From polar bears and arctic sea ice to the deep sea floor of Antarctica, join expert scientists and learn about the pole to pole impacts of our warming world.

TakingITGlobal: Tread Lightly - Grades 6-12 
What does it mean to tread lightly? Explore different ways we can minimize our impact on the environment and how treading lightly can help polar bears, their sea ice habitat, and the planet. 

Arctic Connections: Exploring Ecosystems Around the World - For Educators 
Join this panel of scientists to learn about the impacts of climate change around the globe and how you can incorporate climate change and the arctic tundra into your classroom.

TakingITGlobal, Making a Difference - Secondary Education
Learn how climate change is impacting the polar regions and the actions we can all take to help save the sea ice! 

Questions about the Tundra Connections program? Read our FAQ.

We're grateful to our Platinum Sponsor, Frontiers North Tundra Buggy Adventure. Generous support has also been provided by explore.org, the philanthropic media organization and multi-media arm of The Annenberg Foundation, as part of its Pearls of the Planet initiative, a variety of live feeds that aim to help people fall in love with the world again.

Special thanks also to Julene Reed, an Apple Distinguished Educator and PBI Education Advisory Council member, who directs the Tundra Connections program, and to Parks Canada, Google Street View, Climate Counts, Discovery Education, TakingITGlobal, and Canada Goose.

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