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International Polar Day: Above The Poles — December 4th, 2008

Here's a map of the most recent 200 places where schools and science centres have marked International Polar Day: Above The Poles. Launch your own virtual weather balloon — add your own marker on the map by following these instructions.


Complete list of all balloons

For more information and ideas, please visit the Above The Poles page. Here are some classroom activities for this IPY Day.

Get code to embed this map on any web page.

Both the KML button on the map and this link show you the most recent balloons on Google Earth. (Download Google Earth if you haven't already.)