A team from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is researching bugs in the McMurdo Sound sea ice to see how they respond to variations in light at different depths.
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.
Where Memories Sleep tells the story of New Zealand’s important relationship with Antarctica, and explores the impact of climate change.
Explore Sir Ed Hillary’s Hut through a new, ground-breaking virtual reality experience. Step inside this 1957 iconic building and see what was life like living in the world’s most extreme environment
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
Match the scientists to the science - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 3