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Interview with Robin Ellwood - Part 3 - Earth Cast 08

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Robin Ellwood gave a very interesting and passionate account of her Antarctica explorations. Middle school students asked her questions and she talked about her fascinating experience on the waters of Antarctica. 


I divided her talk in small parts having in mind classroom use. Teachers might choose to focus on one aspect of Ms. Ellwood's adventures, so here's my little contribution to the inspiring 2008 EarthCast!

To know more about Robin Ellwood's trips to Antarctica with Peter Doran's research team from the University of Illinois, access

Part 3 highlights:

  • Robin Ellwood talks about the weather in Antarctica
  • Dramatic weather changes
  • Changes due to climatic change or seasonal variability?
  • Field season because of "the mote"

audio | by Dr. Radut