This interactive virtual field trip is perfect for a student-directed lesson on Antarctica! Students choose from five reasons to travel to Antarctica. From there, students learn about animals, astronomical studies, South Pole expeditions, and more!
This interactive game has 67 slides, and includes:
Game slides include:
- 14 Antarctica-related vocabulary words: adaptations, krill, volcano, blubber, pinniped, aurora Australis, aurora borealis, polar, crustacean, carnivore, continent, meteor, meteorite, and lava lake
- Antarctica on a world map of continents
- Amundsen-Scott South Pole Research Station
- Mount Erebus
- Southern Ocean
- Animals of Antarctica: whales, penguins, orcas, krill, seals, polar bears, penguins and more
- Living in Antarctica
- Characteristics of summer and winter in Antarctica, including comparisons of temperature and sunlight
- Southern lights / aurora Australis
- Why Antarctica is perfect for stargazing, meteors, and meteorites
- South Pole expeditions (Amundsen and Scott expeditions)
- Does the South Pole really exist?
- Tourism in Antarctica
- Nearly all slides are illustrated with real photos of Antarctica.
AASL National School Library Standards – See the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to view full text.
- Explore – A.1. – C.1.
- Inquire – D.3.
Common Core English Language Arts Standards –
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