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Arctic Frontiers - Science for Schools

News   •   Jan 11, 2016 16:20 CET

Science for Schools is an event for 10th graders in some of the Tromsø schools. The event takes place at the Science Centre of Northern Norway. On Tuesday January 26 the event is visited by students from Sommerlyst School and Langnes School. Thursday January 28 it dedicated to students from Tromstun School as well as invited guests.

PROGRAM ARCTIC FRONTIERS Science for Schools 2016.

Tuesday January 26th

09:00-11.05 Plenary session*

09.00 Welcome and introduction

09.15 Plastforurensing og marin forsøpling

Magnus Svendsen Nerheim (University of Bergen)

09.35 Dissolving rocks in the Arctic

Ruth Vingerhagen (University of St. Andrews, UK)

09.55 Ancient ice detectives

Calvin Shackleton (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

10.15 Hands-on training: How can playing with snow and ice be science?

Anja Rösel and Polona Itkin (Norwegian Polar Institute)

11.05-12.05 Poster session and poster judging

12.05-12.50 LUNCH

12.50-14.00 Poster awards and Science show

Attendees: Sommerlyst school and Langnes school.

Thursday January 28th

09:00-11.05 Plenary session*

09.00 Welcome and introduction

09.15 Plastforurensing og marin forsøpling

Magnus Svendsen Nerheim (University of Bergen)

09.35 What makes the coldest regions the hottest topic?

Sara Aparicio, Portugal

09.55 Diving in icy waters: Exploring the Arctic from an underwater perspective

Christine Dybwad (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

10.15 Hands-on training: How can playing with snow and ice be science?

Anja Rösel and Polona Itkin (Norwegian Polar Institute)

11.05-12.05 Poster session and poster judging

12.05-12.50 LUNCH

12.50-14.00 Poster awards and Science show

Attendees: Tromstun school + invited guests.

SPEAKERS:

Plastforurensning og marin forsøpling. Magnus Svendsen Nerheim (University of Bergen)

Dissolving rocks in the Arctic.Ruth Vingerhagen (University of St. Andrews, UK)

Ancient Ice detectives. Calvin Shackleton (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

Hand-on Training: How can playing with snow and ice be science? Anja Rösel and Polona Itkin (Norwegian Polar Institute)

Arctic in a changing climate. Alexey Pavlov (Norwegian Polar Institute)

Climate change in the Arctic: what can we do about it? Discussion of possible solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Mar Fernandez Mendez (Norwegian Polar Institute)

What makes the coldest regions, the hottest topic? Sara Aparicio, Portugal

Diving in icy waters: exploring the Arctic from an underwater perspective. Christine Dybwad (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

Photo: Science for Schools poster session 2015.

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