To work safely in the polar regions it is important to wear the right clothing and have the best equipment. Today, we have a good understanding of how the human body works in the cold. With a knowledge of the properties of different materials we choose clothes made from a wide range of man-made and natural fabrics.
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Cross-curricular | Ages 7-11
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.