AXA Arctic Live returns for 2021 with five live lessons designed for students at key stage 2 (ages 7-11). From 7 to 17 June 2021, explore the science and geography of the frozen north and meet some of the people who work in this fast-changing environment.
From food webs to survival, and the impact of carbon emissions to sea level rise, there is something for everyone.
In this live lesson, we investigate some of the animals that live in the Arctic and how they are connected through food chains. Students will be guided through an Arctic food chain mobile activity.
Join Arctic station manager, Nick Cox, as he shares his experience of over 40 years working in the polar regions. Pick up survival tips and insights into these remote and inhospitable environments and maybe plan your own journeys into the cold.
Join us to explore sea ice in the Arctic and what makes it special. This live lesson is a fun activity-based investigation as well as an introduction to life and science in the frozen north.
What happens if the ice in the Arctic melts and how might that affect lives around the world? Does it matter what type of ice melts? Find out answers to these questions and more.
With increased carbon emissions in the atmosphere, changes are also happening in the ocean, and none faster than the Arctic Ocean. Learn about climate change's 'evil twin sister' and how it is affecting the frozen ocean.