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Contributors: IPY Portugal

LATITUDE60! is the educational and outreach programme of the Portuguese Committee for the IPY. The programme intends to involve students and teachers from kindergarden to the university level in IPY activities and promotes the linkage between polar environmental and societal issues with issues affecting the mid-latitudes, with a focus in Portugal. It is a cross-disciplinary programme with the objective of motivating students for science, arts and sports using the IPY as the central theme for the activities. Portuguese polar scientists are the organisers of the event and they will be in close contact with students. Several activities are planned: environmental exhibitions, science-art exhibitions, theatre plays, national contests, science talks at schools, interaction with polar scientists, educational packages, field weeks with students in the Portuguese mountains and participation of students in polar expeditions. The project is supported by FEDER and POCI funding in the framework of the agency Ci

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