All Things Arctic: Don’t Imagine it - Feel, Touch, Experience!

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Danbury Library
Farioly Program Room

Event Details

Accompanied by extraordinary imagery, video footage and authentic hands-on artifacts and items from the Far North, this presentation will offer a comprehensive overview of “All Things Arctic" with renowned polar expert and Explorer -in- Residence, Moki Kokoris. This interactive lecture will cover a wide range of topics including atmospheric phenomena such as the northern lights and ice halos, unique properties of sea ice, as well as amazing facts about the region's distinctive flora and fauna. Also introduced will be the many different indigenous cultures of the Circumpolar North, their territories, nomadic and subsistence lifestyles, dwellings and native clothing. The impacts of climate and societal change on communities and animals in the Arctic will also be examined. Questions from the audience throughout the presentation are enthusiastically encouraged! FREE!
Event Type(s): Adults, Teen
Age Group(s): Adult
Presenter: Moki Kokoris
Aurelio Muraca