We are glad inform you that the online lesson about the Baikal seal launched in framework of the «The Baikal Seal Year» project is now available worldwide with English subtitles and feedback form in English!
From the online lesson you will learn about the first large-scale expedition on satellite tagging of the Baikal seal. In addition, the lesson contains the information on why it is necessary to preserve and study this unique animal. The experts of the A.N. Severtsov Institute for Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences who participated in the expedition will tell about it. More than 47 thousand children and adults in Russia have took part in the lesson in Russian since it was launched in October 2019.
The video-lesson is available on the educational platform Stepik. To start working with the lesson you need to sign in and subscribe to The Baikal Seal course.
«The Baikal Seal Year»project is aimed at comprehensive study and conservation of the Baikal endemic species – the Baikal seal. The socio-educational block of the project attracts public attention to the problems of this species and the research.
Lake Baikal Foundation thanks the intellectual volunteer Alina Shaydurova for help in creation of the English version of the lesson.
We invite everyone to join The Baikal Seal lesson!