Introducing Antarctica section docs
Check out all of Antarctica’s Geographical facts and figures.
Using the information you have found answer the following three questions:
– Where is Antarctica?
– What is Antarctica like?
– Why Antarctica is as it is?
Word document. See Antarctica: The frozen continent.
What do you know about Antarctica already?
An introductory warm up quiz for the Discovering Antarctica website.
Word alternative to interactive activity. See Wilderness Challenge.
Imagine you took these pictures.
Where you are standing, how would you describe what it is like to be there?
Word alternative to interactive activity. See Being There.
How big is Antarctica?
Compare the size of Antarctica to the sizes of the other continents. Find out how time of day is decided on Antarctica, where sunrise and sunset can take a very long time to come around!
Word alternative to interactive activity. See Sizing up Antarctica.
During the winter months, Antarctica’s surrounding waters freeze over. Sea-ice stretches out over the surface, making the continent much bigger.
See how Antarctica has changed its shape and position over the last 180 million years
From Antarctica, the other continents and the rest of the world don’t seem quite as familiar!
A bird’s eye view and a cross-section through Antarctica, to help you find out more about Antarctica’s ice sheets.
Imagine you are part of a team making a one minute trailer for a movie based in Antarctica.
Imagine you are a location scout and a wannabe scriptwriter for a Hollywood movie company.