Polar Regions and Explorers Workshops

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British Antarctic Expedition 1907

Embark on an extraordinary expedition inspired by the fearless pioneers of polar exploration with our fun and engaging Polar Regions school workshops. Weaving the tales of renowned explorers creates a captivating experience that align seamlessly with the UK curriculum.

Famous Explorers in Focus:

Sir Ernest Shackleton: Step into the shoes of the legendary Sir Ernest Shackleton, known for his indomitable spirit during the Endurance expedition. Discover more about his scientific discoveries during his Antarctic journey.

Robert Falcon Scott: Journey back in time with the stories of Robert Falcon Scott and his Discovery Expedition and Terra Nova Expedition. Explore the challenges faced during the race to the South Pole and the geographical discoveries that unfolded.

Polar Regions programs offer students a unique opportunity to not only study the geographical aspects of these icy ecosystems but also to relive the adventures of the explorers who braved the unknown. Aligned with Key Stages 1 and 2 of the UK curriculum, to help your students learn more about polar environments by encouraging teamwork, geographical knowledge, and environmental awareness. Students develop critical thinking skills as they explore the challenges faced by both explorers and wildlife in these extreme environments.


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Explorers & Polar Regions Workshop & Wow Day
Explorers & Polar Regions Workshop & Wow Day
Explorers & Polar Regions Workshop & Wow Day

Dan Tastic Education brings Exploration to life with incredible Explorer & Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by our artefacts, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitators
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Arctic and Antarctic
Arctic and Antarctic
Arctic and Antarctic

The North and South Poles may be on opposite sides of the earth, but just how different are they? Wrap up warm for an interactive drama workshop to the ends of the world, encountering wildlife, explorers and habitats along the way!
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Polar Regions VR Workshop
Polar Regions VR Workshop
Polar Regions VR Workshop

Bring your Antarctica and Arctic topic to life with the UK's no.1 VR workshop company! Our Polar Regions workshop takes pupils to see penguins, a polar bear and an Arctic fox. Bring the outside world into your classroom with PrimeVR!
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Virtual Reality Day
Virtual Reality Day
Virtual Reality Day

Bring all of your topics to life with the UK's no.1 VR workshop company! Using VR headsets, we can deliver up to six workshops in a day all tailored to each year group's current topic. Bring the outside world into your classroom with PrimeVR!
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Eden Project & Cornwall for Primary and Middle Schools-Curriculum Travel
Eden Project & Cornwall for Primary and Middle Schools-Curriculum Travel
Eden Project & Cornwall for Primary and Middle Schools-Curriculum Travel

Cornwall enhances educational curriculums with visits to Tintagel Castle, exploring King Arthur's legend, engaging in Seal Sanctuary activities, and participating in workshops at the remarkable Eden Project.
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Explorer Dome - Hands-on Science shows
Explorer Dome - Hands-on Science shows
Explorer Dome - Hands-on Science shows

Explorer Dome is an internationally known, vibrant, popular science outreach organisation. Based in Bristol we travel across the UK presenting live science shows for schools, festivals and special events. Hands-on demonstrations and stunning visuals
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