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Life on the Ice

Researching Science in the Polar Biome

Lesson Info

Fri 17 March, 2023 • 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Join us LIVE from British Antarctic Survey HQ to find out about their work in Antarctica and how their new research facility will benefit the next generation of scientists!

Curriculum Focus

Materials, Climate Zones, Energy, Conductivity, Sustainability

Learning Objectives

  • Compare and group together everyday materials
  • Understand how human and physical processes interact to influence landscapes
  • Learn about how climate change is affecting the environment
  • Discover what BAS is doing to become more sustainable

Lesson Outline

We will be joined by scientists and experts who will tell us more about their experiences in Antarctica, as well as what we learn from the research they do.

During our time at BAS HQ, teaching will be put into a real-life context through exciting demos, recordings and animated infographics.

The lesson itself will follow the journey of a polar scientist, from the specialist clothes they wear, the vehicles they must use to travel around, and what life will be like in the brand new Discovery Building. Our experts will also join us in the studio at the end of the lesson, to answer your students’ questions live.


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