Antarctic History Teacher Resources
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The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Great Explorer - Ernest Shackleton
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How different would the world look if you returned after two years off the grid? Historians analyze Ernest Shackleton's trip to Antarctica during the Great War. They watch a short Who Did What in WWI? video explaining Shackleton's trip...
Foundation of Civilization: Technological and Environmental Transformations
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What are the attributes of a civilization? A unit from Crash Course World History connects the main ideas from four of its videos to define a civilization and to track the transition from the Paleolithic Era to the Neolithic Revolution.
Human PreHistory 101 Part 2: Weathering the Storm
3 mins 6th - 12th
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...
Innovative Research Skills for Middle School
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
No matter what technology is available to your middle schoolers, the basic tenets of research remain the same: analyzing primary and secondary documents, verifying the validity of sources, and citing sources properly. Explore a collection that includes in-depth explorations into student research theory as well as straightforward worksheets to facilitate a great research project. Additionally, you'll find some sample science, history, and language arts activities to get young researchers started.
History Close to Home: Creating Your Own Special Museum
3rd - 6th
Students create their own museum exhibit. In 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...
"ART ZOO 'Blacks in the Westward Movement', 'What Can You Do with a Portrait', and 'Of Beetles, Worms, and Leaves of Grass'"
7th - 8th
Learners study black history, examine portraits and portrait making and create their own portraits, and investigate their natural environment. This humanities lesson provides a text that can be used to teach lessons in black history,...
Ozone and Temperature Data Analysis, South Pole Antarctica
9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss the layers of the atmosphere, and the history of the ozone hole. They discuss the chemistry of the ozone formation. Students compare seasonal data collected with ozonesondes. They compare Antarctic and Arctic ozone...