Columbia at Home | Antarctica, Sea Level, and Animals: An Adventure with Science and Watercolor

This event will take place at 2pm PDT/5pm EDT. Not in PDT or EDT? Check your time zone

Please register at the ticket link for access information.

Join Dr. Indrani Das, Lamont Associate Research Professor and Glaciologist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, for a special family-friendly science program on September 16 where she will take us on a scientific adventure in Antarctica through watercolors.

In this special STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) session, Dr. Das will discuss Antarctica, explain how ice sheets form, how ice moves, and what causes ice to expand and shrink. She’ll also explain how climate change is causing the ice sheet to change and its present contribution to sea level rise, as well as how these changes are affecting the animals and birds that are commonly found in Antarctica. She’ll do this through her personal artwork and field photographs from her research expeditions.

This program is designed for children ages six to twelve, and children are invited to submit images of their own drawings of Antarctic animals and birds ahead of time. It’s easy to find the animals who live in Antarctica with a Google search.

Please submit your drawing to [email protected] by EOD Sunday, September 13 for a chance to be included in Dr. Das's presentation.

Children may also submit questions at registration and two will be chosen to appear on camera in discussion with Dr. Das.

**Please note if you are unable to join the Webinar live, we will share a recording after the event to anyone who registers.**

September 14, 2020 at 6:00pm - 9pm

Online - Zoom Call