The following list provides links to online educational resources about Antarctica.
EducaPoles is the International Polar Foundation's site dedicated to teaching young people about the importance of the Poles and climate change.
Reading List. Link through to a list of recommended reading.
New Zealand's University of Canterbury's Post Graduate Course in Antarctic Studies requires students to write numerous Antarctic related reports. Many of them are posted online.
Antarctic Hub. A New Zealand-wide education and outreach initiative which aims to create greater awareness about the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.
Classroom Antarctica. An online teaching resource produced by the Australian Antarctic Division.
PBS (an American broadcaster) has a dedicated teachers page. Resources include Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 Antarctic adventure and a learning resource about a group of scientists and explorers who scale Antarctica's highest peak.
Delicious. This US based bookmarking site provides an annotated list of polar education e-resources. Resources are tagged by grade level, subject area, and type and includes lesson ideas.
International Polar Year. 2007 to 2009 marked the fourth ever IPY. Thousands of scientists from 60 countries participated in projects focused on the two Poles. Although officially ended the IPY website is regularly updated.
New Zealand and Antarctica. Contains a history section focused on New Zealand's long association with Antarctica.
"We have shot our bolt, and the tale is latitude 88 23’ South… Whatever regrets may be, we have done our best."
Ernest Shackleton's diary entry, 9 January 1909.