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Adventure Learning – Explorers (Young)

Explorers (Young) – Adventure Learning Teachers Climate Generation’s expeditions aim to inspire participation in climate change solutions through online adventure learning by bringing the expedition and authentic learning experiences to classrooms via the internet. While exploring the Arctic Community Curriculum, also check out our expeditions for additional educational resources and extended learning! Ellesmere Island Expedition […]

Adventure Learning – Explorers (Young)

Explorers (Young) – Adventure Learning Teachers Will Steger Foundation’s expeditions aim to inspire participation in climate change solutions through online adventure learning by bringing the expedition and authentic learning experiences to classrooms via the internet. While exploring the Arctic Community Curriculum, also check out our expeditions for additional educational resources and extended learning! Ellesmere Island […]

Adventure Learning – Explorers (Modern)

Explorers (Modern) – Adventure Learning Teachers Will Steger Foundation’s expeditions aim to inspire participation in climate change solutions through online adventure learning by bringing the expedition and authentic learning experiences to classrooms via the internet. While exploring the Arctic Community Curriculum, also check out our expeditions for additional educational resources and extended learning!   Baffin […]

Adventure Learning – Explorers (Historic)

Explorers (Historic) – Adventure Learning Teachers Will Steger Foundation’s expeditions aim to inspire participation in climate change solutions through online adventure learning by bringing the expedition and authentic learning experiences to classrooms via the internet. While exploring the Arctic Community Curriculum, also check out our expeditions for additional educational resources and extended learning! Ellesmere Island […]

Will Steger – Explorers (Modern)

www.willsteger.com BACKGROUND Will Steger began exploring his neighborhood as a young child. When he was fifteen years old, he and his brother took a small boat from Minneapolis, down the Mississippi River to New Orleans and back. Will then began to explore even further from home, kayaking Arctic rivers and backpacking over Arctic tundra and […]

Paul Schurke – Explorers (Modern)

Wintergreen Expeditions Ely, Minnesota www.dogsledding.com BACKGROUND Paul Schurke first reached the North Pole with Will Steger in 1986. He has since completed six trips to the North Pole, crossed Northwestern Greenland, and traversed the Canadian Arctic territory of Nunavut. His expeditions have been covered by National Geographic, Outside Magazine, NBC’s Today Show, and Smithsonian Magazine. […]

Sam Branson – Explorers (Young)

Sam Branson – Age 21, Great Britain BACKGROUND Sam joined Will Steger on the Global Warming 101 Baffin Island Expedition from Clyde River to Iglulik. Sam took to dogsledding and Arctic travel like a seasoned adventurer. Sam grew up in both England and the Caribbean and has a great respect for nature and all the […]

Ben Horton – Explorers (Young)

Ben Horton – Age 24, Unites States BACKGROUND Recipient of the National Geographic Society’s first Young Explorer award for research he recently completed on Cocos Island involving shark poachers, Ben is a budding photographer and adventurer. Ben is motivated by travel and extreme sports with a yearning to make a difference for his generation. At […]

Tobias Thorleifsson – Explorers (Young)

Thorleif Tobias (Toby) Thorleifsson, Age 28, Norway REFLECTIONS OF A YOUNG EXPLORER by Toby Thorliefsson My path to becoming an Explorer started early. In the early years of my life my parents were always good at getting me outside and never stopped me from doing activities that might be considered dangerous. I got my first […]

Arctic Explorers: Overview

Modern Explorers Discussion Starters Lesson Plans Action! More Resources Adventure Learning In 1995 explorer Will Steger left Siberia, crossed the frozen Arctic Ocean over the North Pole and arrived at northern Canada’s Ward Hunt ice shelf, the largest ice sheet in the Arctic. An ice shelf is a glacier that extends out over the ocean, […]