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All picture galleries published on this internet site are directly accessible via this section. These photos relate to the foundation's educational projects or constitute resources which are attached to or independent of the teaching tools such as CD-ROMS, teaching dossiers, exhibitions and others.

  • Koen Meirlaen with his baggage at Zaventem Airport, ready to leave for the PEA station

    Koen Meirlaen’s trip to Antarctica


    The adventure is just beginning for geography teacher Koen Meirlaen! He will spend two months at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica (PEA) to conduct research. Follow his expedition via news items and photo galleries! Here's the first installment

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    Students on Ice 2011 Arctic Expedition


    Isabelle Du Four, Educational Officer at the IPF, participated int the Students on Ice expedition to Iceland, Greenland and Labrador (Canada) with 70 students and a team of scientists, artists, educators, and Inuit elders. Isabelle contributed to the educational program…

  • Teaching the science process

    IPF at Italian Summer School for Science Teachers


    Equipped with a mind map enthusiastic secondary school teachers from all over Italy performed hands-on activities, illustrating the wide variety of polar research and the link with climate change.

  • The winners of the Polar Quest contest: the students in 5 Latin-Sciences and their teacher Koen Meirlaen from the Leiepoort Deinze Campus Sint-Hendrik.

    Finals of the Polar Quest Contest


    Some general views of the exciting finals and the results of the Polar Quest contest, which took place in the "Class Zero Emission" space.

  • Scientists arriving by plane at the Princess Elisabeth Station (Utsteinen, Antarctica) on November 16th 2010.

    Princess Elisabeth Station 2010-2011: Scientists in the field


    No less than 6 different scientific teams will come to Princess Elisabeth Station this season. They will each undertake field expeditions to take specific measurements or samples: meteorites, bacterias, ice cores, etc. Each research project leads to a different antarctic…

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