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Originally titled, Engaging Antarctica, the project now goes by the name, Antarctica's Climate Secrets.

IPY 2007-2008
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a $1,168,014 grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) to support the production and development of the science education project "IPY (International Polar Year): Engaging Antarctica." The project includes a public television documentary produced by NET Television for broadcast as part of the NOVA series on PBS as well as nationwide community outreach activities developed by the University of Nebraska State Museum. "IPY: Engaging Antarctica" will help people understand and know more about Antarctic research and discovery. The project will focus on explorations by the multinational, NSF-funded Antarctic Drilling Program (ANDRILL). "Antarctica's Icy Secrets" will be produced by NET Television in partnership with WGBH, Boston and NOVA as part of the NOVA science series on PBS.
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NSF Awards Major Grant to NET Television and the University of Nebraska State Museum for Antarctica Documentary and Outreach Project
LINCOLN, Neb. (Sept. 29, 2006) -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a $1,168,014 grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) to support the production and development of the science education project "IPY (International Polar Year): Engaging Antarctica." The project includes a public television documentary produced by NET Television for broadcast as part of the NOVA series on PBS as well as nationwide community outreach activities developed by the University of Nebraska State Museum. "IPY: Engaging Antarctica" will help people understand and know more about Antarctic research and discovery. The project will focus on explorations by the multinational, NSF-funded Antarctic Drilling Program (ANDRILL).
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