Polar Walk 2015 @ Moscow Middle School

We had alot happening at the Middle School for Polar Walk this year! 15 students volunteers helped Brooke with different things around the school to prepare for the event. Thank you to Lori Lawton and New Lawton, both science teachers for helping me arrange the student volunteers. 4 students used the iPads SR2S bought for MMS, to count the numbers … Continue reading Polar Walk 2015 @ Moscow Middle School

Summary of Polar Walk 2015

Polar Walk 2015 was another fun event for schools in Moscow, Idaho. Unlike last year's freeze, this year proved balmy and warm for February in Moscow, Idaho. 9 schools participated including Moscow High School for their first time ever! Totals for the event include: 1156 elementary and middle school students, 66 U of I volunteers, … Continue reading Summary of Polar Walk 2015

Prep for the Polar Walk in the classroom

In preparation for the Polar Walk, here are some educational materials for teachers and students to learn about Polar Bears, and discuss why walking to school can lower emissions and help the Polar bears..... A great place to start learning about Polar Bears: ww.polarbearsinternational.org Great images of Polar Bears:  http://danieljcox.photoshelter.com/gallery/Polar-Bears/G0000eQqctG_dmb8/ U of I featured Polar … Continue reading Prep for the Polar Walk in the classroom

Polar Walk postponed until next Wedneday, Feb. 12th

Due to single digit temperatures predicted for this Wednesday, the Polar Walk will be postponed until next Wednesday, Feb. 12th. This was going to be the first year in a long time that we were going to actually have snow on the ground for the Polar Walk so I hope it doesn't all melt away … Continue reading Polar Walk postponed until next Wedneday, Feb. 12th

Volunteer Instructions for the Polar Walk 2014

Thank you to all the U of Idaho student volunteers who are helping to make the Polar Walk at success at each of the 8 participating schools this year. Student volunteer instructions: Please dress warmly since you'll be outside the whole time (wear a fun hat if you one!) Arrive at the school you've been … Continue reading Volunteer Instructions for the Polar Walk 2014

The Polar Walk- Feb. 5th 2014

The Polar Walk is coming to town! Wednesday, Feb. 5th 2014  Are you ready to pull out your warm cloths and polar bear hats again?! For the 5th year in a row, we invite all Moscow schools to participate in this healthy and fun community event. Little polar bears will be hidden for students to find … Continue reading The Polar Walk- Feb. 5th 2014

Polar Walk 2013

The Polar Walk coming up on Wednesday, Feb. 13th 2013 Special events for this year include: Hidden stuffed polar bears (2 per school) Snow-flake backpack tokens to be given out as incentives Hot chocolate or other warm drinks will be given out to all participating students and parents in the event! UI athlete and student … Continue reading Polar Walk 2013