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How do scientists collect water samples in the arctic?

Scientists study the health of the sea through the collection of water samples. These samples help them to evaluate the characteristics, contaminants and conditions of the sea. All play a role in sustaining marine life and environment.

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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 of the Catlin Arctic Survey.

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Science | Ages 11 - 14

Frozen Oceans

The Frozen Oceans Science resources introduce working scientifically concepts and skills to 11-14-year-olds through enquiry-based lessons which replicate work done by field scientists in the Arctic.

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Geography | Ages 14 - 16

Frozen Oceans

This Frozen Oceans education resource includes two data case studies that introduce students to ocean acidification and sea ice thickness. The core of each case study are data sets from real expeditions.

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Science | Ages 14 - 16

Frozen Oceans

This Frozen Oceans unit outlines the research carried out by the Catlin Arctic Surveys and can be used in teaching the carbon cycle, ocean acidification and its impact on the Arctic ecosystem.

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