Level 6

Crater Hill and the Scott Base lava flow

Out There Learning

Walk up Crater Hill with us, take in the views and learn about the basalt lava that Scott Base is built on.

Using drones in Antarctic sea ice research

Out There Learning

Can snow save Antarctic sea ice from melting? During the 2022 season, scientists used drones to measure the snow cover to better understand its effect on the absorbtion of sunlight energy.

Researching platelet ice in Antarctica

Out There Learning

Get an inside look at how scientists research the important and fragile platelet ice layer that grows under the sea ice.

Antarctica's tipping point

John Weller

Antarctica may be melting faster than anyone realises, and the implications for humanity are potentially disastrous. Dr Tim Naish explains the issues and solutions.

The mysterious world of Antarctic bacteria

Out There Learning

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.

Where Memories Sleep - Live at Pātaka

Vimeo

Where Memories Sleep tells the story of New Zealand’s important relationship with Antarctica, and explores the impact of climate change.

Hillary’s Hut – Antarctica, Virtual Reality Experience

Antarctic Heritage Trust

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

GNS - Antarctic Learning Plan

GNS Science

Lesson plans for Ice Streams, Ice Shelves and Ice Bergs of Antarctica Making an Antarctic Ice and Water Flow Model Antarctic Sediment Cores

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.