|What Hazards Do Humans Encounter in Antarctica?|
Students investigate the challenges of living and working in Antarctica and the technologies that help researchers meet those challenges. This six-day unit includes: teacher tools (downloadable readings, breakdowns of tasks, teacher strategies, grading sheet and rubric), an online activity (students review the preparation materials given to researchers traveling to Antarctica), classroom activities (testing the properties of fabrics for use in Antarctica and a Jeopardy-style question and answer game), outside readings (including excerpts from Sir Edmund Hillary's journal), and a handout for students (guidance for assembling portfolios, examples of projects).
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Type of resource:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
Copyright 2002. American Museum of Natural History, Rice University, and the Education Development Center Inc. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-371
This resource is part of 'Antarctica: The Farthest Place Close to Home'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Stephanie Shipp
American Museum of Natural History