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Aurora
Borealis

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Compass

Deep Ocean

Eskimo Icecream

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Journey South

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H2O

Igloos

Journey South

Knus and Other explorers

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Mad Trapper

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Knud & Other Explorers

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Mad Trapper

Nomads

Outhouse Facilities

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Quiz

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Sunglasses

Treeline and Tundra

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Sunglasses

Treeline & Tundra talk

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Windchill and Frostbites

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Recycling

Under-
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Vocal

Windchill & Frostbites

Xanthoria Lichen

Your Garbage

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Aurora Borealis – Northern lights, how it occurs and what it is.
Bivybags – The team's main gear: tent, sleeping bag, bivybags and sleds are described.
Compass – What is a compass and how do you use it. Magnetic North Pole and the geographic North Pole.
Deep Ocean – The Arctic Ocean, pressure ridges and the Arctic influence on the global weather system
Eskimo Ice cream – Inuit hunting and food culture.
Granola Bars – The team's diet on the trail. The amount of calories the team need to consume to stay warm and to have enough energy to be able to work in the cold surroundings.
H2O – The importance of water on expeditions.
Igloos – Different kinds of igloos.
Journey South – Migration of the animals.
Knud and the Other Explorers – A short introduction to some of the polar explorers of the previous century.
Long Johns – Clothing the team wears to stay warm.
Mad Trapper – A resume of the true story behind the chase of the Mad Trapper (Albert Johnson) as well as a quote from the book "the Mad Trapper" by Dick North.
Nomads – The people of the north.
Outhouse Facilities – The facilities and physiology of going to the bathroom.
Pingo – Ice hills, also called pingos.
Quiz - Daily questions
Roger Over – The communication system used on the expedition.
Sunglasses – Sun rays, sun dogs, sun screen, Ozone hole and pollution.
Treeline and Tundra talk – What is the tundra and where is the treeline located.
Understanding Snow – Different kinds of snowflakes.
Vocal - The Inuktitut Language
Windchill and Frostbite - Temperature, windchill charts and the nature of frostbite.
Xanthoria Lichen – Different kinds of lichen, the most important plant in the world.
Your Garbage – Pollution and recycling.
Zebras – Arctic animals.

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