Other online resources

Close shot of a seal that has ice-coated eyebrows and whiskers
Seal with icy eyebrows (Photo: Kerry Steinberner)
Aerial shot of the sea meeting the vast, white, icy glacierThree expeditioners standing by quad bikes parked against a spectacularly large and glistening iceberg

Australian Antarctic education sites

Home of the Blizzard contains detailed information about the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911 to 1914.

The CSIRO's Scientriffic – the Antarctica Issue PDFs can be downloaded from the AAD website.

The Polar Eyes blog, about former Antarctic Arts Fellow Tanya Patrick's children's book.

Heard and McDonald Islands and Macquarie Island were both inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1997.

Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service's Macquarie Island gives comprehensive information on the island's management.

The Australian World Heritage Education Program provides information on Australia's world heritage, including Heard and McDonald Islands and Macquarie Island.

Antarctica and Sir Douglas Mawson provides a summary of Mawson's association with the Antarctic and Macquarie Island, and further links to other online resources.

In the Footsteps of Sir Douglas Mawson at the South Australian Museum website explores the adventures, successes, science and achievements of Sir Douglas Mawson.

Discovering Antarctica is part of the Google Cultural Institute and it features highlights from the collections of the State Library of New South Wales.

International Antarctic education and information sites

The International Polar Foundation's EducaPoles page contains dossiers aim to help teachers introduce subjects such as the Polar Regions, climate and climate change, energy and biodiversity to their students.

Dozens of Antarctic education resources from PBS Learning Media in the US.

Discovering Antarctica is a UK education resource produced by the Royal Geographical Society in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

NASA's 'for educators' pages contain valuable information on Antarctica for all student levels and also has a students' section.

Education resources for teachers and students on snow and ice at the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre.

The Scott Polar Research Institute includes a marvellous picture library database with many works of art, historical photographs and a comprehensive Index to Antarctic Expeditions (historic and selected modern).

The Scott Polar Research Institute kids' pages features information on some polar explorers and animals, and a collection of polar jokes.

A list of other Antarctic programs and organisations.

This page was last updated on 20 February 2003.