What is IPY
Documents for EOC Meeting, Geneva, February 2009
The meeting will occur at WMO headquarters. Directions to meeting building.
Please become familiar with these documents prior to the meeting. Hard copies will not be made available,- it is your choice to bring them either as hard copies or electronically.
Logistics & Committee Business
Agenda & Participant List
EOC Committee Mandate
Oslo 2010 Conference
Overarching principles for EOC activities during OSC 2010 K Ulstein
Categorising EOC activities during OSC 2010 K Ulstein, R Malherbe, S Zicus
APECS Participation in Oslo 2010 J Baeseman
Catalogue of EOC Session proposals K Ulstein
Virtual Component L Murphy
Polar Resource Book
Vision Document - discussion paper R Salmon, B Kaiser
All content collected so far
Poles Apart flyer
IPO Planning - 2008 and Beyond
IPY at EcoScience International Science School
Polar Classroom Activities
IPY Day Flyers with Classroom Activities (PDFs):
Land and Life
Above the Poles
Polar OceansInternational Polar Day pages.
Icy IPY Activities
Here are some of our favourite activities, as Word documents, that you can download and try in your classroom. Please let us know what you think of them!
Blubber Gloves; Fat Birds-Skinny Birds(LH)
Sediment Tubes (LH)
Polar Animal Adaptation (LH)
Penguin Family Reunion (LH)
Explorers Fuel - Gorp (LH)
Detecting CO2 (SZ)
Coriolis Activity (SZ)
Comparing the Arctic and Antarctic (SZ)
Climate Activities (SZ)
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!; explore the properties of water and ice by making your own ice cream!
Experiments with Snow and Ice; simple experiments investigating the properties of snow, ice, and water, melting and freezing.
Ice in the Solar System; in-depth inquiry-based activities based on the physical properties of ice and water.
Compare your School with an Arctic School; a fun inquiry project comparing the students school/town with those in the arctic.