#ArcticLive – connect to the latest science from the frozen north

1 May 2018 - 10 May 2018

Come and join XL Catlin Arctic Live, a unique education event connecting classes globally to the UK Arctic Research Station on Svalbard.

By signing up to the free live broadcasts, schools will have first-hand access to an extreme environment, in the northernmost research community in the world. From the comfort of their classrooms, students can interact live with polar educators and the British science expedition team working on ocean plastics and ocean acidification in the Arctic.

  • When and where: May 1-10, 2018 at the UK Arctic Research Station funded by NERC and managed by the British Antarctic Survey.
  • Live sessions: Teachers can sign up to any of the 30 YouTube live broadcasts (age differentiated) streaming over five days:
  • Registration: It is free for teachers globally. Select the preferred session(s) by signing up at ly/ArcticLive2018
  • Teacher Guidance: The Arctic Live 2018 teacher guidance will provide teachers with step-by-step instructions on how to connect and make this an exciting experience for students.

Running for the fifth year, the event is created and run by the social enterprise Digital Explorer, sponsored by XL Catlin, in partnership with its science partners: the British Antarctic Survey, the University of Exeter, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, the Natural Environment Research Council and the International Union for Conservation of Nature.