About Polarpedia

Polarpedia – an online encyclopedia of the Arctic

Polarpedia is a free online encyclopedia on polar research. It is a tool of EDU-ARCTIC’s educational program, accessible without registration, and an extensive knowledge base of the Arctic, with more than 500 terms translated to 16 national European languages.

Polarpedia contains photos, graphics and animations or videos. It is divided into nine categories:

An additional part of Polarpedia, Games & Quizes, contains educational resources for teachers and students in forms of online games, quizzes, worksheets, experiments or teamwork proposals.

Multilingual Internet encyclopedia for schools

Polarpedia is an online encyclopedia that contains a glossary of scientific terms in the national European languages: English, Polish, Danish, Norwegian, French, Romanian, Bulgarian, Italian, Greek, Russian, Albanian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, German and Icelandic.

It helps teachers and students to prepare for their participation in webinars by providing short explanations of scientific terms used by researchers conducting webinars.

The objective of Polarpedia – an Internet encyclopedia of polar science – is to provide teachers and pupils with an educational support that can facilitate their work on scientific issues and expressions in English.

Polarpedia terms are created by EDU-ARCTIC Consortium, which holds responsibility for quality of translations in following languages: Polish, French, Danish, Norwegian, German, Russian, Italian, unless indicated otherwise. If you see an error - please contact us: edukacja@igf.edu.pl.
European Union flag This project (EDU-ARCTIC) has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 710240. The content of the website is the sole responsibility of the Consortium and it does not represent the opinion of the European Commission, and the Commission is not responsible for any use that might be made of information contained.
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