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Name of Event  Date/Time  Location/Information/Contact 
Antarctica Book Making – From the Classroom to around the world – APECS Brazil & Network of 20 schools Nov. thru 6th Dec. Throughout BRAZIL: Get in touch to send materials, ideas, suggestions and subscribe to their schools, classes, students, teachers: 
 Antarctica Day
Join us to celebrate with a variety of hands-on drop-in activities.
Sat. 30th Nov. 10:00-16:00  The Polar Museum
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge, UK 
 AntarcticaDay Tweet-Week
tweeting messages and pictures using #AntarcticaDay
1-6 Dec

Polar Educators International

 PolarConnect Online Webinar
Live from McMurdo: Tectonic History of the Transatlantic Mountains
Monday 2 Dec.
11am PST, 2pm EST 
 PolarTREC register at
 2nd Annual Explorer's Club Polar Film Festival
Celebrating Antarctica Day
 23rd Nov.
9 AM-9 PM
 Explorer's Club
46 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Antarctica Day flag activity
Schools and communities Pudong New Area Lujiazui to attend
25th Nov – 6th Dec  Pudong New Area Lujiazui Library, Shanghai, CHINA 倪颖 []
 Introducing Polar Science
to a group of 13-year old students
 25th Nov -6th Dec  Institut Gorgs. Cerdanyola del Vallès
Barcelona, SPAIN
Núria Prat i Fornells []
APECS Education & Outreach 18 Nov. - 7 Dec.

        Association of Polar Early Career Scientists                      APECS International Directorate            University of Tromsø, Norway,

 Educação PROPOLAR is coordinating Portuguese participation in
Antarctica Day 2013
 25th Nov – 6th Dec  PORTUGAL
Patricia Azinhaga
                     Exposicion Artistica                      Centre Antártica 12 - 25 Nov

                          Centro Anártica                                    Sala Terra Australis CHILE

 APECS – Portugal
website launch
 1 st Dec  PORTUGAL
José Seco
 Bulgarian Antarctic Institute
APECS-Bulgaria coordinating Antarctica Day school activities
 25th Nov -6th Dec  BULGARIA
Iglika Trifonova
 Antarctica Day Activities
for French schools
 25th Nov -6th Dec.  FRANCE
Anne-Mathilde Thierry

         Writing Contest for kids (age 11 - 12) and                              Science Event                        18 pictures from Antarctica will serve as inspiration and the 20 best stories (10 in Dutch, 10 in French) will be printed in a book

1 Dec.                              APECS Belgium                            Ines Tavernier

                Antarctica Day Celebration                         Princess Elisabeth Antarctica station         Flags & Skype with Glasgow Science Centre

1st Dec.   International Polar Foundation &
Gifu Shotoku Gakuen junior high school in Japan will join Antarctica Day activities 25th Nov -29th Nov Flags from JAPAN to the Southern Ocean cruise in this year & photos with ice berg
 Lower school of 250 students will make flags with captions and themed books Incl. Antarctic Treaty  25th Nov -6th Dec.  New Canaan Country School in New Canaan, CT USA Chantal Detlefs
 Antarctica Day Student Flag Display
                  from McMurdo, Antarctica;                    classroom presentations & flags!
 25th Nov -6th Dec.  Maclary School
Newark, Delaware, USA
 Photographing Student Antarctica Day Flags in Antarctica
with Lindblad National Geographic Explorer
12th Nov- 23rd Nov  ANTARCTICA Peninsula region 
                  Launching Antarctica Day                           online booklets and using Padlet for the year 7's to share idea 19 Nov.  Alton Convent School, Alton Hampshire, UK
            Celebrating Antarctica Day                 with 70 7th grade science students considering the Treaty, flags & acts 25 Nov - 6 Dec.                    Gateway Middle School,                       San Francisco, CA, USA,
       Antarctica Day video & Tweet-week         Students creating animal outlines on school playgrounds - a perfect representation of a shared international space Dec 1 - Dec. 6                        Whitehall Schools,                         Whitehall, Michigan, USA,
       Sharing the Antarctic Experience          PolarTREC teacher will share and inspire his students, Antarctic Treaty 25 Nov - 6 Dec.              Samuel E. Talbert Middle School,               Fountain Valley School Dist, Huntington Beach, CA, John Wood
Antarctica Day Bird Count
In collaboration with IAATO and Cornell University eBird
 1st December  Bird counts on 1st Dec with a focus on ships travelling near Antarctica

Mermaid Lagoon Ocean Benefit

'Saving Neverland'
time to help the ocean and her creatures

Friday 8th Nov. 9 PM   The Red Lotus Room,
893 Bergen St, Brooklyn, New York 11238
Debra Tillinger []
Free Antarctic Photo Library
(UNEP GRID-Arendal) 
 Ongoing  United Nations Environmental Programme
(UNEP) Grid Arendal, Norway
Penguins Marching Into Your Classroom
Daily Nest Check and Photos
Summer 2013
Ms. Jean Pennycook
                       Gateway Antarctica                          Univ. students in a 3 month course will take student flags to Antarctic 1 Dec & January 2014    Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research   Universtiy of Canterbury, New Zealand
Acts for Antarctica learn about the polar regions and undertake acts to help in their preservation Thru March 2014 Students on Ice Alumni

1) Commemoration of the Signing of theAntarctic Treaty (December, 1st 1959).

2) Signing of Agreement for Antarctic Seal betweenUniversity of Magallanes and Liceo Experimental UMAG (12/2/13, Auditorium E. Livacic)

3) Exhibition of Polar Explorer World Record"1,300 kilometers in Kayak on Antarctic Seas"(Mr. Cristian Donoso) (12/2/13, Auditorium E. Livacic).

Dec 1 - Dec 2

                    GAIA ANTARCTICA Programme;                       Punta Areans, Chile

 Organized by GAIA-Antártica Programme (
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Lectures about geography, ecology of Antarctica and about the researches that the PNRA do in the Italian base mainly at Mario Zucchelli Station. - Teacher had joined the XXVIII Expedition to Mario Zucchelli Station inside a project of the PNRA and Ministry of Instruction in the November of the 2012.  November 2013 

IIS JC. Maxwell high school, Luca Miserere,

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