Welcome to the Students on
Antarctic Expedition 2013!
are very excited to share this incredible journey with
December 27, 2013 and January 10, 2014, check in here
for the latest expedition blogs, photos and
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ship-based journey will explore southern South America, the
Antarctic Peninsula and surrounding Southern Ocean. It will
involve 70 university and high school students from around the
world, as well as an international team of staff, consisting of
20 scientists, historians, artists, explorers, authors,
educators, leaders, innovators and polar experts.
While on the expedition participants will encounter wildlife;
visit scientific research stations; learn about the history of
the region and the effects of climate change on Antarctic and
global ecosystems; consider scientific and other knowledge
system perspectives; and participate in interdisciplinary and
hands-on educational activities along with university credit
Every day of the expedition will be inspiring and different
from the last. Activities include shore landings, hikes, Zodiac
cruises, and ship-based exploration. The education program will
involve presentations, workshops, seminars, small group
discussions and much, much more!
This expedition is a unique opportunity for participating youth
to expand their knowledge of the Antarctic and to gain new
global perspective of the planet, its wonders, and its present
and future challenges.
Please see visit our Education
Program page for more information.
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About Students on Ice
Students on Ice is an award-winning
organization offering unique educational expeditions to the
Antarctic and the Arctic.
Our mandate is to provide students from
around the world with inspiring educational opportunities at
the ends of the Earth and, in doing so, help them foster a new
understanding and respect for the planet.
Each expedition brings together young leaders
from around the world with scientists, artists,
musicians, elders, educators, dignitaries, journalists,
authors and innovators.
Since 2000, more than 2,500 high school and
university students from 52 countries have visited the Polar
Regions with the Students on Ice program. To learn more about
the program or join an upcoming expedition visit our main
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