Broadcast live on:

Friday 15 May 2020
11:30am
BST
12:30pm
CEST
  • free
  • 45 mins
  • 7-11, 11-14
This live broadcast has ended and is available to watch on catch up.

FREE - Carbon emissions and the Arctic with Dr Helen Findlay (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research Station.

This live lesson broadcast is your chance to learn about science in the Arctic, and ask Dr Helen Findlay about the impacts high CO2 concentration levels in the ocean will have on the Arctic. Submit your students’ questions in advance to increase their chance of being answered, or you can submit them live.

Preparation

Preparing for this session is a great opportunity to develop your students' questioning skills. Use the selection of guides and advice in the Arctic Live Professional Development collection to support this process. Think of a variety of questions, especially open-ended questions and questions that you couldn’t just find the answer to using a search engine.

Session outline

1. Introduction (5 mins)

The session will start with an introduction by Jamie to an expert who will explain a little about their role at the UK's Arctic Research Station. Jamie will also give a shout-out to any schools that registered, so listen out for your school.

2. Pre-submitted questions (10 mins)

Jamie will then conduct a structured interview using questions which have been submitted by schools in advance.

3. Live questions (30 mins)

The expert and Jamie will then attempt to answer as many of the pre-submitted and live chat questions from schools as possible.

Speakers

AL2020 Speaker Jamie

Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop

Executive Director, Encounter Edu

Arctic Live 2014 Helen Findlay

Dr Helen Findlay

Biological Oceanographer, Plymouth Marine Laboratory

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