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The calendar is frequently updated, so please check back often.
Week 1.
Feb. 5-10
Topic:
Planning the Expedition

Trail Report: Feb. 7
Week 2.
Feb. 12-17
Topic:
The Land & The People of Nunavut

Trail Report: Feb. 16
Week 3.
Feb. 19-23
Topic:
Northern Lights, Stars and navigation

Trail Report: Feb. 21
Q & A: Feb. 20
Week 4.
Feb.26-March 2
Topic:
Inuit Food


Trail Report: Feb. 27
Q & A: Feb. 27
Week 5.
March 5-9
Topic:
Winter Clothing

Trail Report: March 5,9
Q & A: March 6
The Big Freeze Chat*
Week 6.
March 12-16
Topic:
Inuit art and Music

Trail Report: March 14
Q & A: March 13

My Arctic Engine Chat*
Week 7.
March 19-23
Topic:
Land Mammals

Trail Report: March 20
Q & A: March 20

Hill’s Science Diet**
Week 8.
March 26-30
Topic:
Inuit Language and Communication
Trail Report: March 26,30
Q & A: Feb. 27
Who Am I Chat*
Week 9.
April 2-6
Topic:
The Sea and Its Mammals

Trail Report: April 4
Q & A: April 3

Trash Talk Chat*
Week 10.
April 9-13
Topic:
Polar Bears, Expedition Safety and First Aid

Trail Report: April 10
Q & A: April 10
Week 11.
April 16-20
Topic:
Religion


Trail Report: April 16
Q & A: April 17
On Top of the World Chat*
Week 12.
April 23-27
Topic:
Nunavut, Season and Climate

Trail Report: April 20,25
Q & A: April 24
Week 13.
April 30-May 4
Topic:
The Auk and Other Birds

Trail Report: May 1
Q & A: May 1

Dynamic Earth Chat*
Week 14
May 7-11
Topic:
Inuit Folklore, Tales and Arctic Stories

Trail Report: May 7,11
Q & A: May 8
Heroes and Dreams Chat*
Week 15.
May 14-18
Topic:
Inuit Home


Trail Report: May 16
Q & A: May 15
Week 16
May 21-25
Topic:
Exploration, Explorers, and Inuit Migration

Trail Report: May 21
Q & A: May 22
A world of Reources Chat*
Please visit the calendar weekly at www.arcticblast.polarhusky.com for changes and additions.

*Denotes dates that Arctic Blast team will conduct Lotus Sametime moderated chats in the Collaboration Zones. The team will visit each topic’s chat room once throughout the expedition.

** Dates that ”experts” will visit a Collaboration Zone to participate in a Lotus Sametime moderated chat. Specific details and times to be announced.


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