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Maria Tsukernik

Maria fell in love with science while she was in high school. She also loves the Arctic!

She is a graduate student now in Geography. She researches the climate of the Arctic. A graduate student is someone who has finished all of school - even through college. Then they choose to study EVEN MORE! That means a graduate student might finish over 20 'grades' of school. Would you like to be in school that long?

Maria is very interested in the International Polar Year (IPY) of 2007-08. If you are interested in studying penguins in the Antarctic or the northern lights in the Arctic, you should check out the IPY page. Maybe you could be a graduate student someday too!

Last modified January 29, 2007 by Jennifer Bergman.

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Windows to the Universe, a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is sponsored in part is sponsored in part through grants from federal agencies (NASA and NOAA), and partnerships with affiliated organizations, including the American Geophysical Union, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Earth System Information Partnership, the American Meteorological Society, the National Center for Science Education, and TERC. The American Geophysical Union and the American Geosciences Institute are Windows to the Universe Founding Partners. NESTA welcomes new Institutional Affiliates in support of our ongoing programs, as well as collaborations on new projects. Contact NESTA for more information. NASA ESIP NCSE HHMI AGU AGI AMS NOAA