This teacher resource lists selected articles from the Connected and School Journal reading series that support the science concepts when teaching about Antarctica.
Take a journey through this site and discover Antarctica for yourself. Each section features activities, images, video clips and fact sheets, to help you learn about this distant, frozen wilderness.
Virtual field trips target primary and secondary schools are closely linked to the NZ curriculum, in particular science, social studies and geography. They can also be used by other subject teachers.
Inquiry and three week learning plan about Antarctica's unique envionment and climate change
Activity about Antarctica's placement on the earth and why Antarctica so cold.
Game about predator-prey relationships in the Antarctic food chain.
Three part activity about carbon dioxide and the acidic effects on the ocean.
List of 15 websites and factsheets for researching about Antarctica.
Term Length Learning Plan about making geometic shapes and patterns with tessellation.
Activity about types of transportation in Antarctica.
Activity about writing a persuasive argument to protect penguins of Antarctica.
Activity using WOW words to describe reasons for visiting Antarctica.
Activity sheet about global warming and the possible effects on Antarctica
Two part activity about writing an information-based report and a fictional story about the effects of climate change.
Six week learning plan about writing a day-in-the-life narrative about how animals survive in Antarctica, and the Antarctic food web.