Climate change is having significant impacts on Antarctica’s ice sheets, climate and life, with far-reaching global consequences.
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.
Walk up Crater Hill with us, take in the views and learn about the basalt lava that Scott Base is built on.
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.
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.
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
Lesson plans for Ice Streams, Ice Shelves and Ice Bergs of Antarctica Making an Antarctic Ice and Water Flow Model Antarctic Sediment Cores
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 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.
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.
Three part learning plan about the geographical and ice features of Antarctica.
Inquiry and three week learning plan about Antarctica's unique envionment and climate change
Activity about Antarctica's placement on the earth and why Antarctica so cold.