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Preparing for the cold

Before heading out onto the ice for seven weeks, the team prepare their equipment and supplies in Resolute Bay, the logistics hub and airport 300 miles to the south of the Ice Base. Find out what went into preparing for the ice.

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X-Curric | Ages 7 - 11

Frozen Oceans

Based on journeys undertaken by real explorers and scientists, the Frozen Oceans (Primary) education programme is designed to introduce students to what life is like in the High Arctic.

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Geography | Ages 11 - 14

Frozen Oceans

The Frozen Oceans Geography resources are designed to take 11-14-year-olds on a journey to the Arctic following the expedition team on the 2011 Catlin Arctic Survey.

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