Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 24 Issue 03

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Volume 24, No. 3
Pages 249 - 249


POLAR-PALOOZA: An International Polar Year Community Outreach Project

Jackie Richter-Menge
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“Palooza” is defined as “an all-out crazy party” or “an exaggerated event.” POLAR-PALOOZA is a state-of-the-art multimedia initiative to teach people about the changing polar regions in a way that is intended to be a little out of the box, and always on the edge. It is one of the interactive learning adventures created by the PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE Project (http://passporttoknowledge.com) with support from the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Here’s how it worked…


Richter-Menge, J. 2011. POLAR-PALOOZA: An International Polar Year community outreach project. Oceanography 24(3):249, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2011.76.

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