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Sixth graders use information in the anticipatory set to get them ready to write their paper about living in 1914 on an expedition with sailors and scientists to be the first to walk across the continent of Antarctica. They listen to a book on tape, read aloud, and do some mapping, and some reading and writing activities.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
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 6 Views 46 Downloads
Sixth graders determine the possibility of establishing a colony on Antarctica to help eliminate the world's overcrowding. They consider environmental and economic criteria in determining how this colony functions ans is expected to do in the future.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Ticky Plans His Trip to Antarctica to See Tacky
First graders participate in a creative problem solving activity to help Ticky get to the Atlantic Ocean. They identify Ticky's problem, brainstorm ways to solve the problem, and develop a plan. They write the steps Ticky needs to take to get to Antarctica.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica: Landforms and Resources
In this geography skills worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about the landforms and resources found in the Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica. Students then respond to 2 short answer questions and complete 1 graphic organizer based on the reading selection.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 146 Downloads
Staying Warm in Antarctica!
Has your class ever wondered how animals and scientists stay warm in the Polar Regions? Kids will investigate to understand the three types of heat transfer and how heat transfer affects those trying to stay toasty in sub-zero temperatures.
3rd - 8th Science 17 Views 27 Downloads
Rising Temperatures Threaten Penguins
Students examine the continent of Antarctica, then read a news article about the decline in the Antarctic penguin population. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a think-pair-share discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 53 Downloads
The Antarctic Food Chain
Students explore the animals of Antarctica and the Antarctic food chain. They draw pictures of animals to include in a wall collage. Students illustrate the ecosystem's food web and discuss the importance of krill to the Antarctic ecosystem.
K - 3rd Science 6 Views 20 Downloads
If You Could go to Antarctica
Images of various aspects of Antarctica are displayed in this slideshow, along with a corresponding vocabulary word. There are seven slides in this colorful PowerPoint that show the words: Antarctica, continent, icebergs, penguins, seals, and whales.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Antarctica Ice Covered Continent
Learners complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Antarctica Ice Covered Continent. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
In this Antarctica research worksheet, students write three questions about Antarctica that they would like to have answered. Students write notes from their research and tell what facts they learned that were most interesting.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Sea Level: On the Rise
With the global temperature on the rise, the effects of climate change are starting to be seen. However, many people have a difficult time conceptualizing the long-term effects, such as sea levels rising. Given an easy and effective experiment, groups work together to determine how global warming leads to melting ice on the land and in the water and how this will affect ocean levels and erosion on land.
6th - 10th Science 12 Views 8 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
Making an Antarctic Water Flow Model
Students explore world geography by creating a science model. In this water properties lesson, students identify the geography surrounding Antarctica and discuss how water flows in an out of the continent. Students complete a water properties worksheet and create a water flow wheel using paper.
8th - 11th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads