Teaching the teachers with arctic exploration
Educators become arctic fellows to bring polar science into their classrooms
By Bethany Brookshire, 11:47 AM July 10, 2014
In 2006, Sven Lindblad, the head of Lindblad Expeditions, was fitting out a ship to take scientists and ecotourists to the arctic. Inspired by the passionate educational work of the National Geographic Chairman Emeritus Gilbert Grosvenor he decided to set aside cabins for educators on ships embarking to Svalbard, Norway; the high arctic; Iceland; the Canadian Maritime Islands and Antarctica. Along the way, his company partnered with National Geographic Education, and the Grosvenor Teacher Fello...
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