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Carbon Dioxide & Krill: Impacts
What effects do temperature and carbon dioxide levels have on the zooplankton of Antarctica? This concluding lesson in a short unit on climate change and the ocean helps environmental scientists answer these questions. After learning about current Antarctic research through the provided slide show, lab groups perform an experiment to see if brine shrimp respond to changes in their environments.
9th - 12th Science 27 Views 20 Downloads
All About Antarctica
Students research the continent of Antarctica to find important facts about its topography, resources, climate, industry, agriculture, and wildlife. They identify Antarctica's animal life and learn what special needs and habitats these creatures require.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 12 Downloads
Let's Travel To Antarctica
Novel study is a great way to bring an interdisciplinary approach to learning. Pupils read Shackleton's Stowaway. While they read the book, they research many aspects of Antarctica, such as the living conditions, climate, and travel. They will then use their findings to create a travel brochure about Antarctica.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Antarctica: Yes or No
An engaging PowerPoint gives multiple statements about Antarctica and asks students whether they are true or false. Most of the questions are about weather conditions and animals, and there are a couple of tricky questions about desert conditions and seasons.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Just How Cold Will It Be in Antarctica?
Students investigate how to stand the extremely cold temperatures in Antarctica. They discuss what average January temperatures are like in their city and explain the temperature of each in relation to proximity of the sun and longitudinal location.
4th - 7th Science 5 Views 44 Downloads
Southeast Asia, Oceania, And Antarctica: Climate and Vegetation
Explore the geography of Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica through this text-companion learning exercise. Learners read about the climate and vegetation of these regions, taking notes and answering 3 short-answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 115 Downloads
One Ocean: It Matters!
Here is the first of four poignant lessons on how humans and oceans interact, even if people live far from the coast. This particular lesson also examines studies that are taking place in Antarctica of how climate change is affecting the world oceans.
9th - 12th Science 42 Views 33 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 30 Views 16 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
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 9 Views 10 Downloads
Flightless Birds and Scientific Research
Students study the work done by various scientists on Antarctica. For 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
Breaking News English: Protecting Antarctica from Tourism
In this Antarctica worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Antarctica.
5th - 10th Language Arts 5 Views 4 Downloads
Packing for Antarctica
Young scholars 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 17 Views 105 Downloads
Antarctica The Frozen Continent
In this animals of Antarctica learning exercise, students read an informative text about penguins and seals of this region. Students fill out a fact chart with bullet points about: diet, predators, breeding habits, and body features.
5th - 6th Science 21 Views 151 Downloads
Animals (including Insects!) of Antarctica
Young scholars locate information on the various animals of Antarctica, including insects. They identify that there are many distinct environments that support different kinds of organisms and explain why organisms can survive only in environments that meet their needs.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
Colossal Squid Caught in Antarctic
Students define the word colossal, then read a news article about an enormous squid caught off Antarctica. In this animal studies and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with dictionary and vocabulary activities, then students read the news article and participate in a think-pair-share discussion.
2nd - 6th Science 3 Views 24 Downloads
Welcome to the coldest, driest, windiest place on Earth: Antarctica. Krill serve as the food to support the entire ecosystem here. It is why fish, seals, whales, and sea birds can exist! Much of this ecosystem has remained a mystery until a recent expedition discovered 700 new species!
4 mins 4th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download