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The Third International Polar Day in China

On March 12th, we celebrated the third International Polar Day --- Changing Earth in China. We chose three cities as our activity places, which are respectively located in North China, Middle China and South China.

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The Outreach Board and Poster

In Beijing, capital of China, China Weather TV made a piece of news to introduce third polar day to Chinese audience, which was later put on the website of weather public service. On March 23rd it is the meteorological day. China Weather TV had an opening day to the public which attracted about 3500 visitors. Among them some were coming from primary school, junior school, senior school, universities over Beijing, the others were amateurs of meteorology. China Weather TV printed different educational flyers to hand out, such as disaster-prevention flyers and weather knowledge flyers, including IPY flyers. A weather presenter interacted with the public.

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news shown on the channel

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opening day

In Henan Agriculture University in Henan Province in Middle China, students union organized a polar day in the campus. Agriculture is related closely to the climate. As a very important part of global climate system, the polar regions attracted many eyes in the campus.

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During the same week in the city of Nanjing in Jiangsu Province in South China, the Youngster Activity Palace organized a polar class. Following the experiment guide on the flyer of IPY, children tied the red signal to the long string with the teacher

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