EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Links to resources connected to the history of Antarctic exploration

Credit: Scott Polar Research Institute
Robert Falcon Scott crop

Scott's Last Expedition

The Antarctic Heritage Trust’s online resources for teachers and students. Based on an award winning exhibition to commemorate the centenary of Captain Scott’s 1910-1913 expedition.

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LEARNZ

LEARNZ

LEARNZ is a programme of free virtual field trips taking students to remote places including Antarctica. Requires teacher registration.

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Scott's Discovery Hut

Royal Geographical Society

Dedicated to the development and promotion of geographical knowledge, the Society also has incredible images, including those of the early Antarctic explorers.

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Scott's Terra Nova Expedition

Scott Polar Research Institute picture library

The SPRI Picture Library houses one of the world's most comprehensive collections of historical photographs of the Polar Regions.

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Blue Marble

Cool Antarctica

The A-Z of Antarctica with resources for school children.

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Hillary's hut

New Zealand History

An online encyclopaedia entry on New Zealand’s involvement in Antarctic activities.

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Scott's Terra Nova Hut

Science Learning

Information, resources and video links for teachers. Includes Nigel Latta’s introductions to scientists working in Antarctica.

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TAE Hut

A.D.A.M

Antarctica New Zealand’s online photo archive contains 40,000 images documenting New Zealand’s presence on the ice since 1957.

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Borchgrevink's Southern Cross Expedition 1898-1900

Discovering Antarctica

Aimed at primary school children, this site explores various aspects of Antarctica. Produced in association with the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and the Royal Geographical Society.

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Classroom Antarctica

Classroom Antarctica

An online teaching resource for primary school children, produced by the Australian Antarctic Division.

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