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The Emperor's Prize Egg
First graders investigate the life of penguins. In this penguin lesson, 1st graders complete a KWL chart about penguins. They learn a penguin song, and listen to Sonia W. Black's Plenty of Penguins as they learn about habitats, eating habits, and Antarctica.
1st Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
A Look At Penguin Life
Students read a story about Penguin Life and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this penguin life lesson plan, students respond to literature by researching penguins and creating a Venn diagram to compare/contrast two breeds of penguins, match baby animals names to parents and create a paper mache penguin.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
It Came from Outer Space! The AA Meteorite Connection
Students discover why Antarctica is the most fruitful place on earth for locating meteorites. They work in groups. Students are given a Museum or University Name for each group. They are explained that each group is allowed to comb the surface of the earth looking for meteorites.
6th - 7th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure
Pupils research the exploration of Antarctica by the explorer Sir Ernest Shackelton. In this Antarctic exploration lesson, students watch a movie about Sir Ernest Shackelton and his ship the Endurance. Pupils study a map of Antarctica and Shackelton's course.
7th - 9th Science 10 Views 24 Downloads
Antarctic Sediment Cores
Learners explore Earth science by examining diagrams. In this sediment instructional activity, students identify the different layers which belong to Antarctica and examine images of the different sediments. Learners complete a description matching worksheet with their classmates before answering Earth science study questions.
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
New Review Top of the World
Learn about polar bears and the Arctic circle with a lesson about the countries and conditions of the region. After examining how the area differs from Antarctica, kids explore climates, animals, and geographical position of countries in the Arctic circle, and compare what they find to the condition in their own towns.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Amazing Antarctic Trek
This resource provides two ways to engage learners in using latitude, longitude, and research skills. In pairs, or on their own, learners will locate several Antarctic regions on a map. They will write the name of the place and a few key details that describe the location.
5th - 8th Science 4 Views 8 Downloads
When Floating Ice Melts in the Sea
With this simple inquiry exercise young scientists observe the effects of melting ice on water level. Set up an easy experiment with floating ice cubes in a dish of water then have your pupils make and record their observations of the water level in the dish as the ice melts.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Students explore exploring and expiditions then simlate their own on campus. They divide into small "expedition groups." Have each team report back to the class about their expeditions, using written, oral, or videotaped presentations.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Antarctica Independent Research Project
Students choose particular Antarctic topic that interests them, research information from at least five different Internet sites, and demonstrate their understanding of concept through creation of multimedia project of their own choosing.
4th - 7th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica Today
Students explore the importance of research in Antarctica, then explain how snow becomes part of the Antarctic ice cap. They explore Antarctica's harsh environment and discover how scientists drill ice cores and what information ice reveals.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads