Antarctica is a frozen, windswept continent, so hostile and remote that it has no permanent inhabitants.

Scientist in Antarctica

Scientists in Antarctica study the land and the atmosphere as well as clues buried beneath the ice.

They have made many discoveries, including signs of future change that could affect us all.

Take a journey through this site and begin discovering Antarctica for yourself. Each section features activities, images, video clips and fact sheets, to help you learn about this distant, frozen wilderness.

Click a topic to begin discovering Antarctica!