Protecting our planet day 2023

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Join us for Protecting Our Planet Day (POP23), an engaging live-streamed event tailored for schools. The full-day program features live link-up sessions with inspiring experts dedicated to addressing climate change and is brought to you by STEM Learning in collaboration with the European Space Agency and the UK Space Agency.



British Antarctic Survey are thrilled to be taking part in the ‘Protecting Our Ice’ session, scheduled from 9:45 to 10:25 am. This captivating live link-up for secondary school children, will connect you with our scientists aboard the RRS Sir David Attenborough and stationed at the Rothera Research station in Antarctica. Discover the state-of-the-art facilities on the research vessel, enabling scientists to explore the oceans, seafloor, ice, and atmosphere. Gain insights into the daily lives and work of researchers at Rothera and understand the vital role polar regions play in advancing our knowledge of the oceans, marine life, and the climate system.

Our scientists on board the RRS Sir David Attenborough in Antarctica will also be taking part in a live link-up for primary schools. The ‘Protecting our ice and ocean’ session will take place from 11.15-12.00.

For more details and to register for these sessions, visit the POP23 website. Choose to sign up for the entire day or simply drop in for the sessions with your class or the whole school!