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Inted2017On the 6th of March, the EDU-ARCTIC programme was presented during a session at the 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2017) in Valencia (Spain).

edu workshopThe first stage of the EDU-ARCTIC project's Arctic competitions is now closed. We are very happy to have received applications from schools located in Poland, Romania, Greece, Spain and Italy!

For those who submited applications (a short summary of their projects), the next stage starts and continues until the full project submission deadline on the 21st of March at midnight UTC!

polish station.pngThe Arctic Competitions deadline is fast approaching. The applications (short summary) must be uploaded by the 1st of March (by midnight), while full proposals must be submitted by the 20th of March (also by midnight). Stay creative!

The EDU-ARCTIC project is happy to announce that its "citizen science" Monitoring System, in which school children and their teachers can observe the environment around them, is now available.

We’re natural observers. Observing is how we learn about the world and about other people. So what can be more natural than observing natural world around us?

Hreidar Thor ValtyssonAs the online-lesson on fisheries in Arctic and subarctic seas ("Northern seas, why is all the fish there?") is approaching, Hreiðar Þór Valtýsson, an expert from the University of Akureyri, Iceland, tells teachers and students what to expect. 

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.