Science

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.

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

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 4

Whitebait Media

Sonny gets a tour of Scott Base, home away from home for all kiwis in Antarctica. He learns how they turn sea water into drinking water and how they use poo-eating bugs to deal with the waste.

Science on Ice - Episode 3

Whitebait Media

Sonny heads to McMurdo Station and the famous Crary Lab where he learns about the mysterious world of sea slugs and spiders, and the scientists diving underwater in the Antarctic to study them.

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 Five- Lesson Plan

Whitebait Media

Science on Ice: Episode Five- Lesson Plan

Explorer stories - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 5

Whitebait Media

Explorer stories - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 5

Science On Ice: Episode Four- Lesson Plan

Whitebait Media

Science on Ice: Episode Four - Lesson plan

Science on Ice: Epidsode Four - Microorganisim Guess who

Science on Ice - Whitebait Media

Guess the microorganisims - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 4

Science on Ice: Epidsode Four - Grocery shopping list for Scott Base

Whitebait Media

How to shop for Scott Base - Part of Lesson Plan for Science on Ice: Episode 4

Science on Ice: Episode Three - Lesson Plan

Science on Ice - Whitebait Media

Science on Ice: Episode Two lesson plan

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 Three - Label a Sea Spider

Science on Ice - Whitebait Media

Label a Sea Spider and understand how it functions! 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 - Quiz

Whitebait Media

Quiz - 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