From science and fieldcamps to Scott Base and wildlife, watch Julian Thomson point out 10 highlights of his trip to Antarctica.
From science and fieldcamps to Scott Base and wildlife, Julian Thomson points out 10 highlights of his trip to Antarctica.
NIWA oceanographer Dr Natalie Robinson gives a glimpse into life as a scientist on the ice, from the many layers of warm clothes and nifty equipment she uses to the curious locals.
Discover Our Place, Scott Base! Learn about science on the ice, wildlife, the new Scott Base, climate change and more with this Antarctic activity book.
Sonny visits some of Antarctica's historic huts to see where science on ice first began and hears from the scientists working to understand climate change.
Sonny gets a tour of Scott Base, home away from home for all kiwis in Antarctica. He learns how they turn sea water into drinking water and how they use poo-eating bugs to deal with the waste.
Sonny heads to McMurdo Station and the famous Crary Lab where he learns about the mysterious world of sea slugs and spiders, and the scientists diving underwater in the Antarctic to study them.
Sonny catches a helicopter to meet some of Antarctica's adelie and emperor penguins, tries out a loo with a view and helps the scientists by collecting some penguin poo.
Sonny travels to the coldest, windiest, driest place on earth, camps out on the ice and meets a 'seal whisperer', even hearing the songs of seals underwater.
Use the images on this activity sheet to tell the story of Shackleton's adventure!
Science on Ice: Episode Five- Lesson Plan
Explorer stories - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 5
Science on Ice: Episode Four - Lesson plan
Guess the microorganisims - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 4
How to shop for Scott Base - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 4
Science on Ice: Episode Two lesson plan
Draw an Antarctic Sea Pig - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 3
Label a Sea Spider and understand how it functions! Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 3