Level 4

Antarctic Literacy Learning links

Science Learning Hub

This teacher resource lists selected articles from the Connected and School Journal reading series that support the science concepts when teaching about Antarctica.

Classroom Antarctica

Australian Antarctic Division

Classroom Antarctica is a comprehensive online teaching resource produced by the Australian Antarctic Division, with lesson plans aimed at grades 3 to 8.

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.

LEARNZ Virtual Field Trips


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.

Antarctic Research Projects

Lincoln Primary School

Term length learning plan about researching and presenting reports on the Antarctic treaty and explorers.

Writing a Newsworthy Article

Lincoln Primary School

Activity about planning and writing a newsworthy article about Antarctica.

Writing an Essay about Antarctica and Tourism

Lincoln Primary School

Lesson about how to write an essay based on the subject of Antarctica as a tourist destination.

Harrion James Bb Ph Experiment

Lincoln Primary School

Activity about ph levels and ocean acidification in Antarctica.

Antarctica 3D Nets

Lincoln Primary School

Activity about designing tents that could withstand Antarctic conditions, using 3D geometric shapes.

Geography of Antarctica

Lincoln Primary School

Three part learning plan about the geographical and ice features of Antarctica.