We will examine Arctic and Antarctic animals, habitats, survival skills and special anatomies that allow polar bears, arctic foxes, penguins, musk oxen and many more, to survive and to thrive in extreme conditions. Their intriguing capabilities will be shown through a variety of videos.
Convener: Pat has convened courses on climate change, microbes, history and great orchestras. She is a Distinguished Research Professor of Biological Sciences, and a lover of travel and animals. She has visited both poles and is fascinated by the wildlife.
Additionally, this class runs January 27, February 3 and February 10, 2021.
The Northern Illinois University Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI), established in 2000, is a member-directed group of individuals primarily age 50 plus who enjoy learning in informal, flexible, non-competitive groups and like connecting with peers who share their interests. No grades, no tests – just Learning for the Fun of It.
When you register for one of our courses, you’ll be given a Zoom meeting ID and password to get into a session along with a link to meet on your computer and a phone number if you chose to call in to the class.