North of Sixty: A Tapestry of Arctic Perspectives

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Via Polar Field

“Students in schools across the Arctic are about to begin an “adventure learning” journey, an effort to view their communities—and the impact of climate warming—through the eyes of local elders.

The vehicle for this adventure is a project called North of Sixty, a National Science Foundation-funded initiative led by the University of Minnesota’s Aaron Doering. North of Sixty combines classic ethnographic data collection with modern-day technology to educate seventh-to-twelfth-grade students in five countries across the Arctic.”

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