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.

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.

Webinar with Scott Base!

Antarctica New Zealand

NZ School children will hear directly from a panel of three Antarcticians on the history of Scott Base, how they support important climate science in Antarctica and the animals that live there.