STEM Week for Students and Educators
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OCTOBER 27–31, 2014
Partner: Discovery Educator Network
Show Host: Kyle Schutt (Discovery Educator Network)
Special Guests: Dr. Seth Stapleton (University of Minnesota); Dr. Tom Smith (Brigham Young University); Jody Reimer (University of Alberta)


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 11 a.m. CST
A Virtual Field Trip to the Polar Bear Capital of the WorldJoin Kyle Schutt as he continues his Churchill adventure and learns how different Churchill is from his hometown! Discuss living with polar bears, the Polar Bear Alert program, the Polar Bear Holding Facility, and why there are so many polar bears in this part of the Hudson Bay. Find out if Kyle packed enough warm clothes!

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1:30 p.m. CST
Polar Bears from the Air: Drones and SatellitesDoes the word “drone” make you think of wildlife research? It should! Polar bear collaring has been used for years to track bears, but now we are taking to the sky to monitor them in lots of different ways. Join our experts in their discussion of how new technologies are becoming an important way to study polar bears on the sea ice.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 12:30 p.m. CST
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Can You Hear?Who has better hearing: a polar bear or your family dog? From how far away can a polar bear smell a seal? Learn about how a polar bear’s amazing senses help them find food and survive the Arctic winters! (For Kids, K–2nd grade audience) 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 12 p.m. CST
Polar Bears by the Numbers + Math ChallengeMath sometimes can seem intimidating or even boring, but it doesn’t have to be! Find out how scientists are using math to understand polar bear populations and why math helps us make sense of the world. Help us solve math problems to better understand polar bears!

*Registration is encouraged but not required for the Tundra Connections webcasts. The Polar Bear Cam webcasts are shorter and more casual and don't require registration.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1:30 p.m. CST
A Virtual Field Trip to the Polar Bear Capital of the WorldJoin Kyle Schutt as he continues his Churchill adventure and learns how different Churchill is from his hometown! Discuss living with polar bears, the Polar Bear Alert program, the Polar Bear Holding Facility, and why there are so many polar bears in this part of the Hudson Bay. Find out if Kyle packed enough warm clothes!