The Polar Bear Project

The Polar Bear Project

Are polar bears an effective emotional hook for increasing student learning about climate science? Explore educational resources and research results. 

Our NSF-funded research project investigates the influence of an emotional hook on a student’s interest in and capacity to learn about the globally connected climate system. One specific question we are researching: Are polar bears an effective emotional hook for increasing student learning about climate science?

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