Hands-on with PolarPASS: Easy tools to bring GIS skills and polar curriculum to your classroom

Date: October 12, 2023

10:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am Mountain | 12:00 pm Central | 1:00 pm Eastern

Registration Deadline: October 11, 2023


Alia Khan, Western Washington University
Twila Moon, NSIDC, University of Colorado Boulder

Webinar Description

Looking to introduce GIS skills and authentic science data to your students using ready-made tools and curriculum? This webinar will demonstrate elements of the PolarPASS curriculum that combine GIS exercises with learning about glacier basin systems and the Greenland Ice Sheet. You will learn about using the free software QGIS (an ArcGIS equivalent) and the free multidisciplinary data package QGreenland. This webinar will get you using GIS in your teaching, whether GIS is brand new for you or you are looking to expand your GIS teaching activities.


Duration: 1 hour
Format: Presentations will take place through a Zoom Meeting screen-sharing session. The webinar will be recorded.
Accessing the Webinar: Instructions for joining the webinar will be emailed to participants the day before the event. Learn more about accessing the webinar.
Questions? Please contact Ashley Carlson (they/them) at acarlson2@carleton.edu if you have any questions about this event.

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