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Skype live-links

During 7-16 March there were 115 one-to-one Skype live-links with the Arctic Live team. Around 6,000 students globally connected via Skype with members of the expedition team on Svalbard and polar researchers and explorers based in the UK and Norway.

The enthusiasm was huge, as kids felt inspired to explore and understand more of this unique environment and even to become future explorers.

Check out the Facebook photo album with a selection of photos received.

Class in Athens connecting with Jamie on Skype

“I am truly grateful I was given the opportunity to communicate with you and learn more about your research and generally life in the Arctic. An experience that will stick with me for the rest of my life, literally!” said in a handwritten note Katerina Giannopolou from Avgoulea Linardatou Private School in Athens, Greece.

Class in Georgia, USA, participating in Arctic Live
“It felt like I was actually there in the Arctic.” – Nicholas, student at Notre Dame Academy, Duluth, GA, USA

Avenor College, Bucharest - Arctic Live
“I felt very special, as if I was one of the explorers there”, said one of the youngest students at Avenor College in Bucharest, Romania, after a one-to-one Skype live-link with Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop.

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