Antarctic History Teacher Resources
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Stories That Go with the Territory
Students investigate various expeditions throughout history to new and/or uncharted territories. They work in groups to develop and 'produce' television news magazine segments about some of these historic expeditions.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 44 Downloads
Packing for Antarctica
Students brainstorm list of ten essential items they would want in event of being stranded in wilderness area, discuss supplies that would be needed for expedition to Antarctica, create spreadsheets, and discuss survival items that would be needed for emergency situation.
4th - 8th Math 15 Views 103 Downloads
Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica
For this geography worksheet, students read about the history and development of Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica. Students take notes and answer 5 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 23 Views 165 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, January 2008
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, learners respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 34 Downloads
New Review The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational text, comprehension and discussion questions, images, and map activities.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The World's Last Great Wilderness (Antarctica)
It's a shame that there are no photographs in this presentation because the information is fascinating! Each identically fashioned slide contains bullet points of information about Antarctica that will enhance an earth science curriculum. Topics covered include the wildlife, The Antarctic Treaty that protects the area, discoveries made, the ice sheet, the impact of global warming on the environment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Flightless Birds and Scientific Research
Students study the work done by various scientists on Antarctica. In this biology lesson, students play the role of researchers who must justify the importance of their study. They create a multimedia presentation about a specific issue that impacts Adelie penguins.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 31 Downloads
Extereme Arthropods: Exploring Evolutionary Adaptations To Polar and Temperate Deserts
Students investigate arthropods from bothe places, creating "toolboxes" necessary for survival in extreme environments. They work in small groups to design imaginary arthropods that are able to survive in either Antarctica or Namibia. Students use evolutionary "toolboxes" to pick out appropriate adaptations for actual Namib and Antarctic arthropods, using a menu of authentic names, adaptations and photos.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Antarctic Sediment Cores
Students explore Earth science by examining diagrams. In this sediment lesson, students identify the different layers which belong to Antarctica and examine images of the different sediments. Students complete a description matching worksheet with their classmates before answering Earth science study questions.
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Corn: An A-Maizing Plant
Students research Earth science by participating in a food preparation activity. In this agriculture lesson, students discuss where corn comes from, how it used in modern day recipes and what the health benefits of the plant are. Students read text regarding the history of the plant and soak kernels overnight before they examine the food.
1st - 5th Science 4 Views 34 Downloads
New Review Australia, Antarctica, and Oceana
Go on a traveling adventure throughout Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica! This textbook excerpt offers a full unit of study that can easily be supplemented by extra projects or research materials. Learners study maps, read about native plants and animals, consider unique geographic features, and use inference skills while reading country fact charts.
4th - 9th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure
Students research the exploration of Antarctica by the explorer Sir Ernest Shackelton. In this Antarctic exploration lesson plan, students watch a movie about Sir Ernest Shackelton and his ship the Endurance. Students study a map of Antarctica and Shackelton's course.
7th - 9th Science 10 Views 24 Downloads
History Close to Home: Creating Your Own Special Museum
Students create their own museum exhibit. For this museum creation lesson plan, students research their local history so they can decide on a theme for their exhibit and what objects they will use in order to design a museum exhibit. A sample layout for the exhibits is included.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads