Geography

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.

Ross Island's most iconic viewpoint

Out There Learning

Observation Hill is an iconic 223m high remnant volcanic cone near Scott Base. It's a great walk and spectacular viewpoint of the surrounding landscape and geological features.

Antarctic Volcanism: Explore the most remote volcanoes on the planet!

SCAR

Antarctica is home to more than one hundred volcanoes some of which are entirely buried beneath the ice sheet. Some of these volcanoes are active and have attracted many explorers and scientists.

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

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

LEARNS

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.

Geography of Antarctica

Lincoln Primary School

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

Antartica Inquiry Ideas

Lincoln Primary School

Inquiry and three week learning plan about Antarctica's unique envionment and climate change

Rotation of the Earth

Lincoln Primary School

Activity about Antarctica's placement on the earth and why Antarctica so cold.