Antarctica

by Mary Ann Kelley

Resources for studying about Antarctica

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Calendar Connections Printables  ()
Free downloadable cards to be printed with graphic on one side and facts on the other. This pages has sets for: bugs, plants, ocean life, Independence Day, the Arctic and Antarctica, explorers, weather, astronomy, Presidents, Christmas around the world, and rainforests

South Aris Expedition  (M,O)
A group of experienced Irish sailors and mountaineers attempted to retrace the footsteps of the epic journey made by Ernest Shackleton in 1915 to the Antarctic.

Antarctica Virtual Tour  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica.

South Pole  (Y,M,O,T)
This site is dedicated to the heroic explorers of our polar regions and the surrounding islands.

Antarctica and the Artic  (Y)
Resources to help students compare the two.

Classroom Antarctica  (M)
From The Australian Antarctic Division. Online teaching resources for kids grades 5-8.

Antarctica  (Y,M)
Geography for kids from Ducksters.com

Antarctica: the Frozen Continent at the South Pole  (Y)
From Enchanted Learning.com

Kids Konnect.com - Antarctica  (Y,M,O,T)
Webpages created by a teacher to help kids safely learn on the internet about Antarctica.

Polar Connections  (Y,M,O,T)
National Science and Technology Week from 1998 with many Antarctic resources.

Time Warp Trio Topical Lesson Plans  (Y)
Time Warp Trio is an American animated television series, based on the children's book series written by Jon Scieszka. This site offers lesson plans designed to enhance studies is history and humanities. Scroll down the page for topic to a PDF lesson plan. Book suggestions and activities can be completed without watching the TV show.

Antarctica teacher resources  (M,O,T)
Designed for teachers and their students (Grades 5-9).

Antarctica - the frozen continent  (Y)
From Zoom School.com

Live from Anarctica 2  (M,O)
An educational website from NASA with lots of activities to include in an Antarctic unit study

Virtual Trip to Antarctica  (Y,O,M,T)
From Education-World.com

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