Educational Resources

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum & Arctic Studies Center Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum & Arctic Studies Center

Educational Resources

Special Projects

  • The Crocker Land Expedition - digital resources pertaining to this 1913-1914 expedition to northern Greenland, led by Donald B. MacMillan.
  • The Maine Arctic Trail Map -  a mobile-friendly version of our popular paper brochure, as well as a web app optimized for larger screens.
  • The North Pole Journal – day by day accounts of Robert E. Peary’s 1908-09 North Pole expedition, drawn from unpublished journals, and posted 100 years later by Hillary Hooke ‘09.
  • Polar Pathways: Robert E. Peary’s North Pole explorations – maps and highlights of each of Peary’s expeditions, drawn from his writings. Compiled by Zoe Eddy ’10.
  • Audio resources on iTunes, including the museum’s first iPod-based audio tour for the exhibit This Extraordinary Paradise, developed by Emma Bonanomi ’05.
  • Video resources on iTunesU, including the earliest known film from northwest Greenland, and a tour of the exhibit Northward Over the Great Ice, by Jennifer Crane ’05.

Blogs

  • Eli Bossin ’09, reporting on archaeological fieldwork at Cape Grinnell, northwest Greenland, in the summer of 2008.
  • Alison Weisburger ’10 reporting on archaeological fieldwork at Paris Fjord, northwest Greenland, in the summer of 2009.
  • Genevieve LeMoine and Susan Kaplan reporting on fieldwork at Cape Sheridan, Ellesmere Island, in the summer of 2011.
  • Genevieve LeMoine and student interns reporting on research on the Crocker Land expedition, including back ground research leading up to the exhibit “A Glimmer on the Polar Sea” and archaeological fieldwork at Iita in the summer of 2016.

The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum exhibits on the Maine Memory Network

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