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science communicationEDU-ARCTIC was covered on the web-site of the Scientix project

arctic treeMaybe some of you are aware and other aren't, but in almost plantless areas like the Arctic and Antarctic, there are trees - or rather there used to be, because their forms are far more different than those we are familiar with.

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Meeting a polar bear is one of the most beautiful and perhaps terrifying experiences you can imagine (moreso for humans than polar bears). Of course seeing one at the zoo or in a wildlife documentary is nothing like seeing one in the field, its is own natural habitat.

polish station.pngAre you intrigued by the fascinating arctic nature and interested in how research is carried out? Then this is your chance! You are invited to develop a project and win an arctic expedition.

STEM flictrThe first EDU-ARCTIC introductory webinars for teachers, which will help them to learn more about the project's educational tools, are scheduled to start on Wednesday, the 4th of January, 2017 with additional broadcasts on the 10th and 19th of January.

 

2Christmas is coming! We are doing the cleaning, baking gingerbread and decorating the Christmas tree. In a while, we'll sit down together at the Christmas dinner table. However, not everyone will spend this time with their families. The employees of both the Polish polar stations in the north and the south will celebrate Christmas thousands of kilometers far away from their homes in Poland. They will celebrate in a traditional way, but under different circumstances.

start4We proudly announce that our highly anticipated EDU-ARCTIC project portal has been launched! Learn more about it and find out how to register your school for an online lesson!

Potsdam2From historical perspectives of travelling through permafrost to new approach for dissemination of climate change research, the Franco-German workshop series “Gateway to the Arctic” is an approach of bringing together young scientists from different disciplines of the natural, human and social sciences, who have interests in the polar and circumpolar regions.