Teachers' Resources


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*Tortilla Map: A Hands-On Look at Antartica
*Measuring Ice Cores
*UV Lesson
*Weather Watch
*Frozen in Time: Ice Cores
*Katabatic Winds
*Activity Ideas: Glacier Flow, Sea level rise and Ocean Circulation
*Land of the Midnight Sun
*The Characteristics of Glaciers on the Move

Lesson Plans from Teachers Experiencing Antarctica
*Getting to the Core of Climate Change
*What's Under There
*Under the Ice: Imaging Glacier Bases with Sound
*Fluffy Snow to Glacier Ice
*The Shape of the Ice: Using Maps to Learn About Antarctic Topography
*Ice Core Secrets
*Polar Chains and Webs
*Nutrition Expedition An Investigation of Nutritional Requirements under Extreme Conditions
*Today's Forecast Graphing Temperature Data
*Global Scales An Investigation of Barometric Pressure and Gravitational Pull: Does It Influence Body Weight?
*Ozone and Temperature Data Analysis, South Pole Antarctica
*Wind Chill!
*Physics of Antarctic Snow Domes
*Chillin' Out with Freezing Point Depression The Science of Making Ice Cream

For more lessons from the Teachers Experiencing Anrarctic and the Arctic visit:

Other Points of Interest:

*Links to Educational Sites

"Mountain of Ice", NOVA on PBS. Teacher's activity guide available.

Listen to a web broadcast by Betsy Youngman, from McMurdo Station, January 9, 2003 . TEALive Broadcast Archive -(Real Player software is needed. Instructions and download links.html are on the page.)

The American Museum Of Natural History "Antarctica: The Farthest Place Close To Home". Investigate the extreme environment of this polar continent and its value to scientists worldwide. Students formulate and ask questions, conduct investigations, think critically about images and data, and draw reasoned conclusions.