Introduce the main arguments for and against carrying out research in Antarctica, with this lesson-starting classroom resource on environmental change and sustainable development, aimed at Key Stage 3/4 geography students.
Scientists with opposing views are interviewed, explaining their rationale for their opinions and raising a number of issues surrounding the controversial issue. At the end, a question is posed to generate a debate on the subject among secondary students.
A website designed as an aid for teaching Antarctica to children of all ages
Website of the foundation that aims to inspire future generations by enabling young teachers to carry out research in the polar regions
A link to all the teaching resources provided by the British Antarctic Survey
A website which outlines some of the issues currently facing Antarctica