Entries by Kerry McClay

SnowSchool’s NASA SnowEX project launches in CA, ID and UT

As the 2020 winter approaches, educators and snow scientists in California, Idaho and Utah are gearing up for a unique SnowSchool project.  This year as SnowSchool students romp through fresh powder on snowshoes (big shout-out to our friends at MSR for providing new snowshoes to many of our SnowSchool sites this year) and participate in […]

Back-to-School Trivia, Brought to You by SnowSchool

The bell is ringing for the new school year. And we’re gearing up for another season of SnowSchool, our program that takes the classroom outside in the middle of winter to teach kids about snow with a science-based, experiential curriculum. 

We have big things in store for this year’s program—including a partnership with NASA to turn our students into citizen scientists! (Stay tuned for more information on that big news.)

To get our brains back in shape, here’s a bit of snow trivia that may come in handy at some point on a long, flat stretch of skin track this winter. 

We’re Going Back to (Snow)School!

As teachers and students across the country prepare to head back to the classroom this month, we’re also getting ready for the next season of SnowSchool. We’re especially excited to bring a new and expanded version of SnowSchool to school districts like the Basin School District in rural Idaho.