2000.com - the Exploratorium provides a guide for the Northern
and Southern Lights with news, NASA images, forecasts, photographs,
and background on the aurora borealis and aurora australis.
and the Ionosphere
in the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Ark This Climate Change Search Space is dedicated to promoting
public policy that addresses global climate change through reductions
in carbon dioxide and other emissions, energy conservation, alternative
energy sources and ending deforestation.
Diagnostics Center (CDC) The mission of the CDC is to identify
the nature and causes for climate variations on time scales ranging
from a month to centuries.
at the Poles
of Maine Aquarium provides classroom lessons focusing on Penguin
Adaptation, Coping with the Cold, Blubber Glove, Salt Concentration,
Chick Die-Off, Changes in Antarctic Ice, and Creating Plankton.
the Glacier Web Site Have your students explore this superb
site, jam-packed with information on ice and glaciers.
to Antarctic Expeditions This page is pretty cool. You can click
on the links next to different expeditions and get a summary, related
information or photos! Have each student, or small groups, report
on an expedition.
Use these lesson plans to help your students understand more about
Ernest Shackleton's journey, what the Antarctic is like, how sailors
can determine their latitude at night, and the nutritional value
of an Antarctic meal.
Claypoles' Journey to Antarctica Yvonne Claypole, a teacher
from Balnarring P.S., and her husband Jim, spent 1999 in complete
isolation in Antarctica. They created a web site filled with diaries
and information on history, the environment, survival, teacher's
activities, and a lot more!
A novel by Kim Stanley Robinson.
Greenpeace Book of Antarctica: a new view of the seventh continent
by John May, published in 1988.