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Polar Bear Project


The Polar Bear project is an education project, where schools interact with a remote field team, through live broadcasts, interaction via website and internet meetings, using satellite and other field reporting technology.
The students tell the field team what materials they need. The field team finds it with the hunters, reindeer herders and their communities, using dog sleds, boats and snow scooters.
The raw material from the field, the interaction between students and field and the students final results are all stored on a central website.
This builds an open learning resource, directed by the needs of the students, with real, up-to-date material.

Photos from a remote sea kayak and dog sled expeditions in South and East Greenland, courtesy of

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