Videos

The following videos were shared throughout the SOIArctic2016 journey! This includes several 360 videos that can be enjoyed with your VR headset or for desktop/smart phone use, simply click on the screen and drag to enjoy the full 360 perspective.

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SOI Arctic 2016: The Journey

This is a video overview of the 2016 Students on Ice Arctic Expedition that took 120 youth from 13 countries on a transformational journey of learning, discovery, adventure and cultural reconciliation through the Canadian Eastern Arctic and Western Greenland.

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SOI Arctic 2016: 360 video recap

Go on a 360 journey of the #SOIArctic2016 Expedition!

View with your VR headset or for desktop/smart phone use, simply click on the screen and drag to enjoy the full 360 perspective.

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SOI Arctic 2016: Greenland

Students take in the magnificent coastline of western Greenland between Kangerlussuaq and Ilulisat. They observe icebergs, whales and engage in important discussions about climate change and our future.

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SOI Arctic 2016: Evighedsfjord, Greenland

The #SOIArctic2016 expedition team visited Evighedsfjord, Greenland and witnessed calving glaciers, thousands of nesting birds, learned from SOI expert staff, glaciologist Eric Mattson and migratory bird and wildlife conservationist Garry Donaldson. This film includes spectacular footage shot from Zodiacs and drone footage to fully capture the experience.

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SOI Arctic 2016: Truth & Reconciliaton

On July 27, the Students on Ice 2016 Arctic Expedition visited Hebron - a former Moravian Mission where Inuit families were forcibly relocated in 1959. The visit was especially significant as it occurred on the same day that Inuit leaders gathered in Kuujjuaq for the launch of the National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy.

This video is a glimpse at the expedition's journey of discovery, understanding and reconciliation at Hebron.

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SOI Arctic 2016: drone footage of SOI's visit to Hebron

Spectacular drone footage of the #SOIArctic2016 expedition visit to Hebron. Video (c) Alex Taylor / Students on Ice

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SOI Arctic 2016: Spirit by Tim Baker

Hey Rosetta lead singer/songwriter Tim Baker performs his solo piece, "Spirit" during an #SOIArctic2016 expedition visit to the former Moravian settlement of Ramah in the Torngat Mountains National Park. Video (c) Sira Chayer

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SOI Arctic 2016: 360 video of students with fish

This 360 video captures #SOIArctic2016 expedition students and staff cheering for the Expedition Leader, Geoff Green's, son Fletcher on the fish he caught at Ramah Bay.

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SOI Arctic 2016: Day 4 (polar bears)

On Day 4 of the SOI 2016 Arctic Expedition, participants were fortunate to spot 9 polar bears in Frobisher Bay as the expedition sailed south towards the Torngat Mountains National Park. This video captures the emotion of this incredible experience witnessing the majestic polar bears for the first time.

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SOI Arctic 2016: 360 video onboard MS Ocean Endeavour

This is a 360 video shot on the Students on Ice 2016 Arctic Expedition of students on the deck of the MS Ocean Endeavour, crossing Frobisher Bay.

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SOI Arctic 2016: Guest vlog by Aboriginal Artist in Residence Jimmy Blais

Jimmy is a founding member and Co-Artistic Director of Montreal’s hottest new theatre company PlayShed, whose mandate is to create inclusive and relevant theatre for younger generation of theatre goers. Jimmy plays Watio, a lead role in APTN’s hit series Mohawk Girls. Jimmy joins #SOIArctic2016 as an Aboriginal Artist in Residence and will engage youth on expedition through performing arts workshops.

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SOI Arctic 2016: Day 3 (360 at departure)

This is a 360 video shot while students boarded their flights for Iqaluit! Arctic, here we come!

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SOI Arctic 2016: Day 3 (Departure Day!)

Today the #SOIArctic2016 expedition was set to depart for Iqaluit in the early morning hours of July 23rd. Due to low hanging cloud cover, the expedition was delayed until later that evening! However, thanks to SOI's network of sponsors and supporters the day turned out to be filled with fun activities and opportunities for students to bond.

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Arctic 2016: Northern pre program at Nunavut Sivuniksavut

The #SOIArctic2016 expedition team includes 45 indigenous students from across Canada's North and Greenland. The students arrived in Ottawa a few days early to get to know one another and attend a series of workshops and cultural activities at the Inuit organization, Nunavut Sivuniksavut.

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: Ambassador Bruce Heyman & Vicki Heyman

Students on Ice is thrilled to announce that joining the impressive team of educators for this summer’s 2016 Students on Ice Arctic Expedition are U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and his wife, Vicki Heyman. Ambassador and Mrs. Heyman share what they are looking forward to on this year's expedition.

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: Alumna Yordel Jackson

"This is an awesome classroom on ice and it will inspire you to change. Most of all, have fun and enjoy this experience to the fullest!" Yordel Jackson is an alumna of the Students on Ice 2014 Arctic Expedition

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: Alumna Alana Krug-MacLeod

Alana is an alumna from the Antarctic 2012 expedition. She shares tips with upcoming Arctic 2016 participants on making the most of the expedition!

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Message from SOIArctic2016 Student

Dorina of Nunavik in northern Quebec is a student participant on the ‪#‎SOIArctic2016‬ Expedition! Follow her journey!

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: Trevor Gill

Trevor Gill is the Creative Director at Build Films, a video production company based in Winnipeg, Canada. Trevor joins the #SOIArctic2016 Expedition to capture the educational and transformational journey on camera and mentor youth in creating their own stories through video.

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: Alumna Newkinga Moss

"Grab your camera, get your eyes out and experience it!
Remember to observe and learn to protect the poles and to protect the planet."

SOI Arctic 2012 alumna Newkinga Moss of Iqaluit, Nunavut shares tips and well wishes for the upcoming 2016 expedition!

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: Mike Jensen

Mike Jensen is a science educator and program developer at the Manitoba Museum and has been a key part of SOI's educational program since 2009! Mike shares a bit about his background, tips and the exciting path of this year's expedition as it crosses a similar path of the famous 17th century Nonsuch expedition.

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: Alumnus Andrew Fitzsimmons

Andrew Fitzsimmons is a university student currently living in Montreal and an alumnus of the 2015 Arctic Expedition. Andrew shares his tips for upcoming expeditioners.

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: Alumna Grace King

Grace King is from St. John's, NL and an alumna of the 2015 Arctic Expedition! She shares well wishes and tips for the 2016 Arctic Expedition team.

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: Garry Donaldson

Garry Donaldson is the Manager of Migratory Birds & Habitat Conservation with the Canadian Wildlife Service and an integral part of the SOI educational experience through his wildlife monitoring and biodiversity workshops.

Garry shares what he brings to the expedition and what he is looking forward to on his 8th journey with SOI!

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Arctic 2016 Vlog Series: James Raffan

James Raffan is an author, geographer and polar historian with a long history in experiential learning and connecting youth to nature that has benefited SOI students for years.

We asked JR to share a bit about himself and he is looking forward to on SOI's upcoming 2016 Arctic Expedition.

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Arctic 2015: The Words of our Journey

As we look forward to the 2016 Arctic Expedition, here is a look back at the amazing journey experienced last summer aboard SOI's 2015 Arctic Expedition!

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