Get Involved - Events and Opportunities

Participate in a Workshop

September 8, 2-6pm MT, Online

QGreenland is offering a version of our popular beginner workshop tailored just for educators. This workshop is designed for people who are new to GIS/QGIS and interested in using open-source geospatial data with their students. The workshop will use the gradual release model to support genuine learning. You will leave with an understanding of ways to introduce GIS to your students and curriculum materials to help you do it!

The workshop will run online September 8th, from 2-6pm MDT. The workshop is open to both formal and informal educators, with continuing education/graduate credit available.

Become a Beta Tester

Greenland in your classroom  - New curriculum using polar field data, 360-deg immersive field experiences, & geospatial technologies are available for beta-testers.

What are we looking for?

  • Undergraduate College Instructor or Community College Instructor willing to implement the curriculum in 2022/23 academic year
  • Instructor interested in bringing virtual experience, GIS and real data in their classroom

What do we offer? 

  • Implementation stipend ($500)
  • Implementation Support
  • Co-authorship on publication about the implementation

Learn about the PolarPASS Project at

Read more about the materials at: 

Share this opportunity with others via this flyer (Acrobat (PDF) 254kB Aug11 22).

To participate, contact the Polar Pass Team at PolarPass@Colorado. EDU

PolarPASS Team:Twila Moon, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Alia Khan, Western Washington University, Spruce Schoenemann, Univ. of Montana Western, Anne Gold & Emily Ward, CIRES Education & Outreach

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