Educational projects

This section lists the various educational projects which are already completed or in the process of completion.

  • Polar Puzzles

    Polar Puzzles


    The "Puzzel je warm...experimenteer je koud" (Bamboozle yourself hot...experiment yourself cold again) project is intended to test the knowledge of young people about the North and South Poles. It comes up with a range of experiments that bring the issue of climate into the bright light of day. It also…

  • The Arctic Arc: educational programme

    The Arctic Arc: educational programme


    EducaPoles organises an educational project linked with the Arctic Arc: Alain Hubert's and Dixie Dansercoer's expedition in the Arctic !

  • Polarstern / CAML 2006: Antarctic biodiversity

    Polarstern / CAML 2006: Antarctic biodiversity


    As a prelude to the International Polar Year, from the end of November 2006 to February 2007, the IPF will send its scientific liaison officer to Antarctica. On board Polarstern, the Alfred Wegener Institute's main research vessel, Gauthier Chapelle will cover the research undertaken during this expedition.

  • ClimaTIC



    For two years, between October 2005 and end of 2007, ClimaTIC seeks to bring a large number of schools from all levels from across the world closer to the environment of scientific research, so that pupils can better understand the issues involved in environment change, management of the planet and…

  • From the Mediterranean to Spitzbergen

    From the Mediterranean to Spitzbergen


    In 2005, Participe futur and Participe futur Switzerland will be organizing, in cooperation with the International Polar Foundation, an expedition from the Mediterranean to Spitzbergen and back on their 14m sailing ketch Alcyon. During this nine-month voyage, the expedition will pass along almost 13,500 of European coastline.

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