MOSAiC Mondays

Are you an educator who wants to connect your classroom to one of the most extensive Arctic research expeditions ever conducted? We know you don't have a lot of extra time on your hands, so we want to make it easy for you. Each week, we'll provide you with short engagements (5-15 minutes) to connect your classroom to the MOSAiC research expedition. Check back here every Monday for quick engaging activities, short videos, real-time data from the ship, and more! Or, sign up to receive email reminders in your inbox every Monday.

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MOSAiC Monday - December 9, 2019
Leg II of the MOSAiC expedition is about to begin! This week, learn about buoys and look at some of the data coming in from MOSAiC buoys that were deployed in the Arctic. Also, MOSAiC scientist Dr. Marcel Nicolaus answers your question about changing sea ice. Photo credit: M. Gallagher

MOSAiC Monday - December 2, 2019
Who owns the Arctic? This week, we dive into that very tricky question, and explore why this is becoming more relevant as the seasonal Arctic sea ice shrinks. Image credit: European Parliamentary Research Service

MOSAiC Monday - November 25, 2019
This week we bring you a MOSAiC expedition week 10 update. Learn how the MOSAiC team has had to adapt to changing Arctic conditions and what they do to relax and have fun when they're not hard at work. Photo credit: Katharina Weiss-Tuider

MOSAiC Monday - November 18, 2019
This week, learn more about Arctic indigenous peoples and how their ways of life are being impacted by climate change. Also, fly through the Arctic in an immersive 360-degree video! Photo credit: Museum for Culture and Science

MOSAiC Monday - November 11, 2019
This week, explore why the Arctic experiences such extreme changes in day length throughout the year. And: We want your feedback! Let us know how MOSAiC Monday can best serve you.

MOSAiC Monday - November 4, 2019
This week: Check in with the MOSAiC expedition and learn what scientists have been up to. Also, scientist Emelia Chamberlain answers your question about Arctic wildlife.

MOSAiC Monday - October 28, 2019
This week: How is the climate changing, and what is going on in the Arctic?

MOSAiC Monday: October 21, 2019
This week: What is climate, and how is it different from weather? Also, read about two furry visitors that have been checking out the Polarstern.

MOSAiC Monday: October 14, 2019
What will the MOSAiC scientists be studying during the year-long expedition? How exactly do we define the Arctic region? Find out in this week's MOSAiC Monday.

MOSAiC Monday: October 7, 2019
This week: The MOSAiC expedition begins its drift! And: How do you prepare for a year-long Arctic research expedition? Photo credit: JR Ancheta, UAF

MOSAiC Monday: September 30, 2019
This week, learn about the Arctic expedition 125 years ago that inspired MOSAiC: Set sail with Fridtjof Nansen and the Fram!

MOSAiC Monday: September 23, 2019
This week, watch the expedition launch, take a 3D tour of the Polarstern, and submit your questions to MOSAiC scientists. Photo credit: Stefan Hendricks, AWI

MOSAiC Monday: September 16, 2019
This edition of MOSAiC Monday features a Planetarium show trailer, a map where you and your students can track the Polarstern, and more.