Discover the wonders of the polar regions—from the science behind the Northern Lights to the feeding habits of penguins—on Quark Expeditions’ polar education hub. Enjoy exclusive access to expert-hosted webinars (customized for children and adults), videos, fresh weekly content, blogs, infographics, colouring outlines and kids’ contests. Your polar education starts here!

  • Tune into our next Webinar, details coming soon.

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  • Week 22: Antarctica gives up its secrets

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  • 5 Otherworldly Antarctic Research Stations and Abandoned Military Bases

    5 Otherworldly Antarctic Research Stations and Abandoned Military Bases

    Learn about 5 abandoned military bases and research stations in the Antarctic.

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  • Scientific Research on a Super Colony of Adélie Penguins

    Scientific Research on a Super Colony of Adélie Penguins

    A group of scientists returns to the almost inaccessible Danger Island to study the large Adélie penguin populaton.

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  • Webinar: Antarctica gives up its secrets59:40

    Webinar: Antarctica gives up its secrets

    Many countries support scientific research projects in Antarctica, ranging from biology and glaciology to oceanography and astronomy. These scientific studies explore such question as: How fast are th

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  • Week 21: Arctic vs. Antarctic: Identifying the Differences

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  • Why Travel to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions3:38

    Why Travel to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions

    Antarctica: the great white continent and one of the last true wilderness areas on earth – largely unchanged since the early explorers. It’s home to the world’s greatest concentration of wildlife, wh

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  • Traveler's Guide to the Arctic

    Traveler's Guide to the Arctic

    Our writer addresses every question you’ve ever wanted to ask about traveling to the Arctic.

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  • You Can Travel to Antarctica—and Here’s How

    You Can Travel to Antarctica—and Here’s How

    Expedition guide Daven Hafey unpacks the mystery of traveling to Antarctica.

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  • How to Truly Disconnect in the Remote Arctic2:10

    How to Truly Disconnect in the Remote Arctic

    What compels travelers to journey to Antarctica, one of the last true wilderness areas on Earth?

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  • Webinar: Arctic vs. Antarctic: Identifying the Differences 1:36:33

    Webinar: Arctic vs. Antarctic: Identifying the Differences

    Do you want to head to the northern Polar Region to see polar bears and reindeer and visit Indigenous communities—or do you have a yearning to see thousands of penguins or perhaps venture beyond the A

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  • Week 20: The Fate of Sir John Franklin

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  • Franklin's Lost Expedition: Myths, Mystery & Modern Day Relics

    Franklin's Lost Expedition: Myths, Mystery & Modern Day Relics

    Learn about the ill-fated expedition that’s been called the greatest disaster in the history of polar exploration.

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  • In the Footsteps of Franklin

    In the Footsteps of Franklin

    The 2016 discovery of the long-lost HMS Terror, sister ship of Franklin’s HMS Erebus, raised many questions about epic Arctic tragedy.

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  • Discovering Arctic Expedition History in the Northwest Passage2:07

    Discovering Arctic Expedition History in the Northwest Passage

    Seasoned polar guide Phil Wickens sheds light on our collective obsession with the Northwest Passage.

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  • Webinar: Fate of Sir John Franklin1:05:08

    Webinar: Fate of Sir John Franklin

    Please excuse the technical difficulties throughout the presentation. Presenter and expedition guide Phil Wickens chronicles the fascinating story of Sir John Franklin, the polar explorer who met his

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  • Week 19: Polar Explorers: 10 Best Books

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  • Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Antarctic Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

    Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Antarctic Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

    Passengers on a Quark Expedition voyage got an in-depth history lesson from Jonathan Shackleton, a first cousin of the famous polar explorer.

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  • Five Books About Women in Antarctica

    Five Books About Women in Antarctica

    Inspirational reading for polar travelers

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  • Antarctic Expeditions Yesterday and Today: 100 Years of Exploration3:49

    Antarctic Expeditions Yesterday and Today: 100 Years of Exploration

    It's been 100 years since his cousin Sir Ernest Shackleton’s legendary voyage on The Endurance, in which he and his crew had hoped to be the first explorers to traverse the seventh continent. Much has

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