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Greenland

Growing Greenland's Archeologists

Greenland has hundreds of archeological sites that have never been excavated, but a shortage of homegrown archeologists to explore their homeland. A few young upstarts want to change that.

US Climate Scientist Killed in Antarctica Accident

Climate scientist Gordon Hamilton died in Antarctica recently when his snowmobile plunged into a deep glacial crevasse. His research in Antarctica and Greenland focused on the relationship between melting ice sheets and rising sea levels.

Greenland: Whale Hunting

When the fishermen-hunters from Qaqortoq bring back a whale, the shoppers are happy — whale meat is their favorite dish. Due to international quotas, the village is only allowed two whales per year.

November 30, 2015

Through an Icy Looking Glass

Ari Daniel

Three scientists, two glaciers, one summer. What does melting Arctic ice have to do with volcanoes, sea level rise, and ocean circulation? Getting the data is just the start of the adventure.

May 01, 2014

As Greenland's Ice Melts, Polar Bears Turn on Humans

Jonathan Vigliotti

Polar bears in Greenland struggle to find food as climate change chips away at Arctic ice. Climatologists say the resulting bear vs. human conflict is a warning for communities worldwide.

July 30, 2013

A Melting Arctic

Yves Eudes, Olivier Truc

Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.

July 23, 2009

Greenland: Languages on Thin Ice

Jason George, Christopher Booker

In the arctic, warmer weather has already reshaped fauna and flora zones, and sea ice melted last year at the highest levels in modern history. In fact, some scientists believe that if such thawing continues, North Pole summers will be ice-free by the end of the century.

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Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.

Language and Nationalism

This lesson will help students apply knowledge of language to understand how it functions in different cultures and contexts.