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Want to get your students excited about learning? Well, now is your chance! Team Arctic Blast is offering you and your students the opportunity to win cool prizes by participating in the......

Arctic Blast 2001
Classroom "Collaboration" Contest

My Arctic Engine
1. Bill Martin
2. Michael Cousinau
3. Jim Irvine

On Top of the World
1. Orin Durey
2. Lesa Lakeman-McDonald
3. Beth Cascio

The Big Freeze
1. Claire Anderson
2. Beth Cascio
3. Michelle Hargis

Who Am I?
1. Orin Durey
2. Claire Anderson

A World of Resources
1. Eric Steinberger

Heroes and Dreams
1. Michelle Hargis
2. Claire Anderson

The Dynamic Earth
1. Beth Cascio
2. Orin Durey
3. Michelle Hargis

Trash Talk
1. Claire Anderson
2. Michelle Hargis
3. Peter Maquire

*Please note: Names that are listed are Teacher names and not the actual author of the entry.

Contestants won these great prizes...

1st Prize - 'The Imperial' - A 12" raised-relief antique globe accompanied by a hardbound Rand McNally World Atlas. An engraved plaque proves your class' success.

2nd Prize - A classroom adoption of a Polar Husky. Your class will receive an official adoption certificate and a framed picture of your new dog along with a genuine paw print!

3rd Prize - An autographed poster of the expedition AND an inflatable topographical world globe.

The Arctic Blast 2001
Classroom "Collaboration" Contest works like this:

1. Enter into the Collaboration Zone and select one or more of the eight Study Circle topics (To learn more about the Collaboration Zone, click on the 'Zone Outline' or the 'Tutorial'). Read ‘From the Sled’ as well as the other background information provided.

2. Read the questions listed in the ‘Brainstorming’ and ‘Collaboration Activities’ sections. Click on any question to enter your opinion, answer, or project results. You can also check out your competition by reading other entries in each question.

3. All entries posted between April 9th and May 7th, 2001 will automatically be entered into the contest. Enter as many times as you would like in one or all of the eight Study Circles. Enter individually or as a class. Please include your name, teacher's name, and school name with each entry.

4. Entries will be judged by representatives from Nomads Adventure & Education, Lotus Development, and Connectria. Judges will be looking for your opinions, unique collaboration projects, creativity, integrated use of technology, and regional insights.

Contest for registered schools only. Not Registered? Sign up for the Arctic Blast 2001 online dogsled expedition today.

Please Contact Eric Larsen at info@polarhusky.com with questions.
Or call toll free 1-888-753-5629.

Read Rules and Regulations here.

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