[pccgrads] FW: Polar Science Weekend--volunteer opportunities!

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Tue Feb 21 10:18:35 PST 2017

Undergrads, grads, faculty, postdocs…all welcome!

Polar Science Weekend at Pacific Science Center

Volunteer Opportunities

The event: Polar Science Weekend at Pacific Science Center is three days of hands-on activities and exhibits about the polar regions and polar research, presented by scientists and students from UW and other institutions.

Dates: Friday March 3, Saturday March 4, and Sunday March 5, 2017.

Times: Friday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: three overlapping shifts each day: 10:00 to 1:00, 12:30 to 3:30, and 3:00 to 6:00.

Activities that need volunteers:

Motion in the Ocean (all days)

Salinity Taste Test (Sunday only)

Sea Ice vs. Freshwater Ice (Sunday preferred)

Where Does Arctic Ocean Water Come From? (Friday and Saturday only)

You can sign up for one or more shifts. You will be instructed on how to run the activity when you arrive at Pacific Science Center (they’re not complicated).

Benefits: You get experience explaining science to the public, and free admission to Pacific Science Center on the day of your shift.

Registration: To register, go to: <http://www.cvent.com/d/lvq4kj> http://www.cvent.com/d/lvq4kj
and select Table Volunteer from the drop-down menu. Other drop-down menus will ask for your occupation (student, scientist, etc.), your affiliation, and your activity. You may sign up for one or more shifts.

Questions? Contact Harry Stern, Polar Science Center, APL-UW, harry at apl.washington.edu If you need to contact me close to the event, please text me at 206-310-5563.

Thanks, it’ll be a lot fun!

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