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K-12 Earth Institute | GISS Webinar: Antarctica Wildlife Build for the Cold - 1/28-4:00-4:45 Grades 3-5

Posted on January 27, 2021 - 4:44 PM CST

1/28/2021 (Thu) - 3:00 AM to 3:45 AM CST

Tags: After School | Elementary | Families | General Public | Informal | Middle School | SMD E/PO Community | Students | Educator | Underserved / Underrepresented | Earth Science

Event information

In collaboration with Columbia University’s Earth Institute, we would like to invite you to a series of webinars for K-12 students and educators. The EI LIVE K-12 channel will feature experts from across the Earth Institute presenting relevant sustainability content in 60-minute live sessions for K12 students and educators.  This week, Dr. Margie Turrin, Director of Educational Field Programs and Laurel Zaima, Education and Outreach Coordinator from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will provide a webinar on:  What adaptations does a species need to survive in Antarctica? Students will learn how species use special teeth, interlocking feathers, projectile vomiting and very deep dives to protect themselves in this wild and unique environment. Students can create their own Antarctic glacier scene in advance and add additional species from this session. During each EI K-12 session the NASA Education Program Specialist from NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies will provide supplemental NASA education, content, platforms and resources relevant to the weekly topic for further exploration and discovery.


This week’s episode is entitled Antarctica Wildlife – Built for the Cold and will be presented on January 28, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM EDT.

*Registration is free but required, please click on the Event Website link below to sign up:


Earth Institute LIVE K12: Antarctica Wildlife – Built for the Cold Tickets, Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 4:00 PM | Eventbrite