During our Antarctic field seasons, many team members write blogs to educate others about their Antarctic research and experiences. many of these blogs are used in classrooms around the country for educational purposes.
McMurdo Dry Valleys
By Dr. Rachael Morgan-Kiss, collaborator and field team member, 2010-2011 season. This blog was used for a Polar Microbiology Teaching Module in Rachael's second year undergraduate class in General Microbiology. It was also followed by a 5th grade science class a Kramer Elementary School in Oxford, OH.
Journey to Subglacial Antarctica
By Alex Michaud, PhD student, 2009-2010 season. This blog was used as a focus point for biology discussions at Eagan High School, Eagan, MN and Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA.
Valley of the Dead?
By Andrew Baber, undergraduate field assistant, 2008-2009 season. In this educational blog about living and performing research in the dry valleys, Andrew discussed the BBC filming that took place during the season, the environment of the dry valleys, the research the Limnology group was doing, and other science projects that were going on, such as ENDURANCE. The blog received over 5000 views.