As part of Antarctica Week (31st March – 6th April), Teachers TV is featuring the Fuchs Foundation Antarctic Expedition. As well as the expedition itself, the films follow our preparations including fundraising and training. Also, there are four Antarctica-related pupil programmes, featuring footage and video diaries from our expedition, which cover science, geography and citizenship at different key stages. You can watch them on Teachers TV or online by following the links below.
Sub-Zero Teachers – Preparing for Antarctica
The episode follows our preparation for this once in a lifetime experience and includes includes fundraising and training sessions on Europe’s largest ice-cap in Norway. Click here to watch it. http://www.teachers.tv/video/25246
Sub-Zero Teachers – Surviving in Antarctica
In this programme, we come to terms with living in gruelling conditions of -65 degree temperatures and how we can complete our science projects in such a harsh environment. Click here to watch it. http://www.teachers.tv/video/25249
A Future in the Balance
This programme is designed to encourage discussion in citizenship lessons. It is a pupil programme that explores the key political and environmental issues that continue to surround Antarctica. Click here to watch it. http://www.teachers.tv/video/25212
Science Teachers in the Freezer
Why is the continent of Antarctica perfect for scientific research? Find out by watching two of our science experiments. Click here to watch it. http://www.teachers.tv/video/25266
Geography Teachers in the Freezer
Using case studies from both Norway and Antartica, this pupil programme explores the geology of glaciers and reveals the many challenges of undertaking fieldwork in extreme climates. Click here to watch it. http://www.teachers.tv/video/25270
Teachers in the Freezer
This programme demonstrates how humans are able to live in Antarctica. What is the climate like, and what does it take to live in the harshest conditions on the planet? Click here to watch it. http://www.teachers.tv/video/25202
Some great programmes and teaching resources so get watching.