Week 14: The Finale


>> Check out the final trail report..

"After 70-some days of dogsledding with the Polar Huskies, covering over 750 miles from sea level to more than 5,000 feet above, the GoNorth! Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 2006 expedition has reached our final destination in the oil field of Prudhoe Bay. True to form, the expedition was jam-packed with excitement, wonder, and kindness to the very end. Recent encounters ran the gamut from mosquitoes as big as house flies to musk oxen lining up in formation; from huge pumping oil drills to flying 11,500 feet above the Brooks Mountain Range in a tiny plane - plastered with duck tape and running via a small engine no bigger than a pick-up truck…"

Keep reading >>


 Daily Sound File


Aaron 5-15 (1:50)
In our final audio update for this year, Aaron wraps things up by saying thanks - to you!


   Weekly Timber Tales

Read the scoop : May 10

   Weekly Media Archive


View the photo journal

Listen to audio updates

Watch polar movies

Interact 360° with QTVR


 Weekly Class Activities


Module Quiz - 5/3
Test your skills with Module Quiz & archives. Happy hunting!

Weekly Q & A - 5/5
Find answers to your questions.





Team GoNorth! on a successful Arctic adventure learning expedition.

Arriving in Prudhoe Bay on May 11, GoNorth! Arctic National Wildlife Refuge comes to an end for our five men, one woman, and 24 Polar Huskies.

After more than 90 days in the field, sustained by the participation of teachers and students worldwide, the team is excited to return home to joyfully celebrate the historic first in a scheduled series of circumpolar GoNorth! programs.

The entire team of GoNorth! Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 2006 extends our deepest gratitude to the people of the Alaskan communities along the expedition route for their generous and heartfelt support throughout the journey.

And, 'thank you" to all of YOU for your particiption in the program! Read the letter of thank you to the GoNorth! student explorers from our team members on the trail - Download it now! >>

Check out the Photo Journal in the Expedition Scrapbook for the more than 1000 images posted from this expedition!

Zone Winners!

By posting to the Zones you have contributed to the mission your slide shows, artwork, poems, reports, stories, pictures, and questions Team GoNorth! wants to say THANK YOU! You are what give the Team purpose, and you are what make the mission a success. Now, see the winners for each Zone >>






Download the Curriculum
The GoNorth! Curriculum & Activity Guide 2006 is developed for the K-12 classroom and aligned with National Standards - it can be downloaded gratis or ordered in print! Learn more >>


WPHO Alerts
Learners are introduced to the Guiding Questions of the curriculum by an intelligent agent - the 'Polar Agent'! Check out an Alert! Play It >>


Expert Chats
A premier element of GoNorth!, watch real time moderated chats! Go >>


Kaktovik Blog!
Student explorers at the Harold Kaveolook school in Kaktovik, Alaska created and maintained a blog about "Life in the Arctic." Learn more >>



Fly the Expedition Route with Google Earth
Expedition Leader Paul Pregont takes you on 3D fly through, at times just feet above ground... Learn more >>



Teachers Earning CEUs...May 15th was the final day to complete the distance learning course on Adventure Learning and GoNorth! by Dr. Aaron Doering. Learn more >>



Meet the Polar Husky Super Stars!
Powerful Polar Huskies are the heroes of the GoNorth! adventure learning program - Visit The Kennel >>





Support the free K-12 program - Adopt a Polar Husky. Get your certificate today!

GoNorth! is made possible by our Alliances & Sponsors.

Get a new view...check out the Polar Husky desktop images!

Read Send-A-Note sent to Team GoNorth! during the LIVE the expedition.

Know a dog that can skate board? or...? See what students posted in the Dog Zone

Fun games and lesson activities from pre-school and up - visit Wumpa's World