Students will learn about animals, plants, the weather, environmental concerns and famous explorers of Antarctica in this slideshow. You can use this slideshow at the beginning of a unit on Antarctica. You can also print it out and use it as a book for student research.
This NEWLY UPDATED slideshow also has 4 questions at the end of the slideshow to review what students have learned. This download comes as a PDF file and is NOT editable.
Specific topics include:
a map of Antarctica
pictures of the landscape
weather- temperature, ice, the desert of Antarctica
24 hour sunlight
animals- penguins and seals
"Are penguins and polar bears friends?"
the South Pole
explorers- Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott
health risks when visiting
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