Antarctic History Teacher Resources
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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...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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....
6th - 8th Science
Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica
In this geography learning exercise, middle schoolers 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
Plankton to Penguins: Antarctic Food Web
A well-written lesson plan, second in a series of four, gets high schoolers exploring how the Antarctic food web is impacted by climate change and the associated melting of polar ice sheets. It begins with a PowerPoint presentation about...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Human PreHistory 101 Part 2: Weathering the Storm
The last ice age occurred around 20,000 years ago. What were the conditions like? How did our ancestors survive them? These questions are briefly explored in a three-minute video clip. See how in a relatively short time, humans spread...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science