Category Archives: Explorers

Nature Can Make Kids Smarter

The famous naturalist Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “When we walk, we naturally go to the fields and woods: What would become of us, if we walked only in a garden or a mall?” I could venture a guess, as I know a handful of people who spend far too much time in malls. However, I’d […]

Explorer Profile: Roald Amundsen

Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen had a deep love for the earth’s most frigid places. Considered one of the greatest polar explorers to ever live, Amundsen was the first to sail the Arctic’s Northwest Passage, but it was his expedition to the South Pole in 1911 that brought him worldwide fame. Before traveling to Antarctica, Amundsen had […]