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For Teachers:

    About Ice Country
Suggested Ages / Grades
Age 10 (Grade 5) and up. 
Enrichment Activities
Take a field trip or enjoy a web visit to the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine. Meet Mac and Miriam and others at the museum. 

Search online for "Schooner Bowdoin." There are many sites, including
http://bowdoin.mma.edu/, http://www.bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum/biographies/bowdoin.shtml and the Schooner Bowdoin Facebook page.

Check for Donald B.MacMillan in National Geographic. Many libraries have back issues or CDs of the magazine. Read about one aspect of Mac's 1923-24 expedition, mentioned in the novel.

Curriculum Connections
Language Arts, Cultural Perspectives, History, Geography, Ecology, Science and Technology.
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