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Antarctic school fair and Antarctic school expedition
  • Educators, Teachers
  • Students - in general
Antarctic school fair and Antarctic school expedition were scientific events that promote the dissemination and appreciation of Antarctic science among Chilean teenagers. The first stage involves a research competition. Students must submit a research proposal in one of the categories (experimental or bibliographic). These are assessed according to established criteria. Selected students earn the right to participate in the Antarctic School Fair (Feria Antrtica Escolar, FAE). The second stage is the Antarctic School Fair, where selected students present their work at the Fair, to be held in Punta Arenas. The two teams of students rated highest in each of their categories win the right to participate in the Antarctic School Expedition (Expedicin Antrtica Escolar). In addition, recognition awards are presented for third and fourth place in each c category. The third stage is the Antarctic School Expedition itself. This consists of the four winning teams from the Fair (including students and teacher guides). These travel to Antarctica to participate in a program specially prepared for them. These events have involved more than 2,500 students, 300 teachers, 60 scientists and 7 universities.
  • Community Event
Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH), Feria Antrtica Escolar, FAE, Antarctic School Expedition (Expedicin Antrtica Escolar)
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