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If you’re in a rush, this truncated version will give you information about our Summer Institute, but with less commentary from staff and participants than the full version. What's Christmas like at the South Pole? Also learn about the Race Around the World and the installation of the telescope's new receiver. Join us as we chat with Chris Mooney, Washington correspondent for Seed Magazine and author of Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming and The Republican War on Science. His blog can be found at http://scienceblogs.com/intersection. Tom Crawford and Jeff McMahon show us a day in the life of a South Pole scientist, then talk about what the telescope will be searching for: dark matter, galaxy clusters, and evidence of the universe expanding. South Pole scientists Tom Crawford and Jeff McMahon take us on a virtual tour of the South Pole Station, then discuss working in the polar environment. What do the kids want to know? Join Kirk Bell's fifth grade class (from Children's Day School in San Francisco)as they chat with Holly Troy in Antarctica. Mr. Troy has spent many seasons at McMurdo station working with scientists. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: mirrors! In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: rocks! In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special St. Patrick's Day secret ingredient-things that are green! Watch as Exploratorium staff and local teachers compete for the title of Iron Science Teacher. Each contestant has ten minutes to make a science lesson out of a secret ingredient. Today's secret ingredient-potatoes!