“2019 Polar Experience Expo” Begins at Busan Marine Natural History Museum

The “2019 Polar Experience Expo” will be held at the Busan Marine Natural History Museum from November 21 to December 29.

The polar region is the last unexplored place on earth, and now it is growing in importance not only in scientific research but also in international relations, beyond the era of challenge and pioneering.

Starting with the relationship between the polar and humanity, this exhibition also presents polar life, research supplies, and polar relics, which are hard to come across. Participants are expected to discover the impact of polar regions on our lives and their new values. 

The exhibition will provide information on the natural environment of the polar region, flora and fauna of the polar region, scientific research in the polar regions, and information on cooperation among nations centered on the polar regions and polar pioneers.

Audiovisual experience programs such as the operation of a laboratory, a polar movie theater and it consists of hands-on classrooms for various experiences such as ice-breaking, board games, penguin games, underwater drones, and making polar eco-bags. 

In particular, during the exhibition period, polar commentators of the Polar Ocean Future Forum will stay in the exhibition hall and provide visitors with polar commentary services to help visitors to relax. 

The opening ceremony will be held at 4 pm on November 21st. Participation is through pre-registration and can be submitted by email (araonday@daum.net). 

In addition, at 11 am every Saturday during the experience exhibition, the ‘People’s Polar Course invited by the Institute of Polar Research Institute’ will be held.

 

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