Natural Physical World

Life as a scientist on the ice!

NIWA

NIWA oceanographer Dr Natalie Robinson gives a glimpse into life as a scientist on the ice, from the many layers of warm clothes and nifty equipment she uses to the curious locals.

Discover Our Place, Scott Base

PDF

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.

Antarctic animal trading cards

United States Antarctic Program

These DIY cards can be easily printed and assembled, and feature illustrations and interesting facts of well-known and not so well-known Antarctic creatures.

Adélie penguin colouring sheet

National Science Foundation

Learn more about Antarctica's Adélie penguins with this colouring sheet from our neighbours at the National Science Foundation.

Penguin colouring sheet

National Science Foundation

Have a go at colouring in these swimming penguins.

Science on Ice - Episode 5

Whitebait Media

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.

Science on Ice - Episode 2

Whitebait Media

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.

Science on Ice - Episode 1

Science On Ice - Whitebait Media

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.

Science on Ice: Episode Three - Draw an Antarctic Sea Pig

Science on Ice - Whitebait Media

Draw an Antarctic Sea Pig - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 3

Science On Ice: Episode Two - Lesson Plan

Science on Ice - Whitebait Media

Science on Ice: Episode Two lesson plan

Science On Ice: Episode Two - Venn Diagram

Science on Ice - Whitebait Media

Venn Diagram - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 2

Science On Ice: Episode One - Lesson Plan

Science on Ice - Whitebait Media

Science on Ice: Episode One lesson plan

Science On Ice: Episode One - Food Web

Science on Ice - Whitebait Media

Food Web resource - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 1

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.

Chilled - A story with a warm message

Elanti Media

This resource is designed to be used by you as you plan lessons for your class, leading up to and following the attendance of our performance of Chilled at your school.

Meet the Penguins Fact File

Lincoln Primary School

Activity introducing facts about 8 different types of penguins that live in Antarctica.