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ERDEN ERUÇ
ON HIS WAY TO AUSTRALIA
TO CONTINUE HIS CIRCUMNAVIGATION

Erden Eruç, who is a Turkish born American resident, climber, adventurer, environmentalist and former engineer with a business degree, seeks to circle the Earth using only his own power. He has recently completed his Pacific crossing which began in California on July 10, 2007 and is now continuing on to Australia!

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"Science on the Sea... in real time" ©

 

WHY IS ERDEN DOING THIS?
He intends to create educational opportunities for school children, raise awareness of environmental issues and inspire learners while pursuing the ultimate test of survival during his human powered circumnavigation.

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ERDEN'S EDUCATION PORTAL

The National Museum of Education and Around-n-Over.org are pleased to announce a partnership to highlight human ingenuity and innovation. Erden's boat is equipped with Hobo Data Loggers provided by the Onset Computer Corporation.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
The National Museum of Education, in partnership with Whalenet, Around-n-Over, and Northwest Invention Center, is sponsoring all educational programs that will revolve around Erden's trip, including the geology, biology, ecology, atmospheric and oceanography studies.

Students of all ages from kindergarten through college have a chance to follow along!

Activities for Grades K-4 Activities for Grades 9-12, College
Activities for Grades 5-8 Teacher Resources

Click here to visit Erden Eruc's Site:

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Click here for more Erden information at our educational partner's site:

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