Each year the National Science Foundation
sponsors the Teachers' Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic or TEA
program. Secondary and junior high school teachers from all over the
United States head towards the poles where they join research teams,
do science, and post reports for students at home. You can check out
the action at the TEA
During the 2002/2003 field season,
two teachers were based in the Dry Valleys:
Naperville, Illinois junior high
school teacher Louise Huffman was a TEA with the 2002/2003 Dry Valleys'
Stream Team, headed by Dr. Diane McKnight. Check out Louise's website.
Rockland, Massachusetts curriculum
coordinator MaryAnn DeMello was a TEA with a joint U.S./New Zealand
team headed by Drs. Brenda Hall and Chris Hendy. Her team was doing
lake coring. Check out Mary
This coming season Rye, New Hampshire
junior high school teacher, Robin Ellwood will join LTER principal
investigator Dr. Peter Doran's group and study paleoclimatology.
Visit Robin's web