National Geographic Education Programs and Lindblad Expeditions partnered to give several K–12 educators the opportunity to travel aboard the National Geographic Explorer to Norway and Arctic Svalbard this summer. While on the ship, Fellows were able to use LabQuest 2 and several sensors with vacationing students to monitor air and sea temperature, ocean salinity, wind speed, and more.
High school biology teacher and Grosvenor Fellow JoAnn Moore enjoyed using the Vernier equipment, stating, “The kids had great experiences as they discovered physical features that could be measured in the very cool habitat of the Arctic. Having used this equipment for many years in my classroom, it is great to see these tools used in this new learning environment.” Fellows also interacted with the other travelers on board and developed activities for their own classrooms. It was an ideal opportunity for bringing together science and geography while providing an amazing adventure for some outstanding teachers.
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