Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears eZine
Ohio Resource Center for Mathematics, Science and Reading; Byrd Polar Research Center; Columbus Center for Science and Industry; Upper Arlington Public Library; NSDL Development Team
Using NCore OnRamp, a content management and communications system, and Expert Voices, an online magazine for K5 teachers was created that included twenty issues about polar science topics commonly found in the elementary curriculum. Content includes standards-based science and content-rich literacy learning across five departments (In the Field: Scientists at Work, Professional Learning, Science and Literacy, Across the Curriculum, Polar News and Notes and Podcasts). This record has the BPPB website files attached to it. There is also a link to the OSU hosted version of the website.
NSDL Project Archive link: http://nsdl.library.cornell.edu/code/#websites OSH hosted site http://beyondpenguins.ehe.osu.edu/
science; technology; education; polar; open source software; php; polar