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Journey to the Antarctic

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Lesson Info

Fri 3 May, 2024 • 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Our live lesson will take us from the British Antarctic Survey Headquarters in Cambridge on a virtual visit to their Rothera research station in Antarctica!

Curriculum Focus

Climate change
Sustainability
Engineering and construction
Scientific research
Geography and the polar regions
Living things
Aspirations and careers

Lesson Outline

Children will have the opportunity to find out about the unique environment there, how it is changing and why it is important that we study this biome. We will also learn about the facilities at the station and the challenges that are faced in trying to modernise it without impacting upon this special environment.

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