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October 19-21, 2007 - San Diego, California

San Diego Museum of Natural HistoryPOLAR-PALOOZA San Diego features a series of exciting events at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, the San Diego Natural History Museum, the Birch Aquarium at Scripps and several other locations. Some of the world's leading climate scientists working at the ends of the Earth, plus a resident of Huslia, Alaska, and Andy Revkin of the New York Times will converge on San Diego to lead a high-energy weekend of family-friendly programs, "cool" multimedia presentations, up-to-date research from the Arctic and Antarctic, teacher workshops, thousand year old ice cores, and much more.

Thursday, October 18: Special Rotary Club briefing for business and community leaders on the Poles and climate change;

Friday, October 19: Opening Celebration at Qualcomm Hall. This dynamic multimedia “polar performance" will combine new scientific research from Earth's polar regions with compelling stories about the people, wildlife and history of these extreme environments.

Saturday, October 20: Educators can attend a special free workshop on climate change, held at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Members of the public are invited to the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center and the Birch Aquarium at Scripps for exciting family activities and talks, featuring new discoveries in polar science presented in fun, interactive and often surprising ways.

Sunday, October 21: POLAR-PALOOZA San Diego wraps up with Arts & Culture Day at the San Diego Automotive Museum, San Diego Air & Space Museum and the San Diego Museum of Man, featuring public presentations, hands-on activities and more!

For the most up-to-date information, visit the POLAR-PALOOZA San Diego Web site

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