Classroom Antarctica is a comprehensive online teaching resource linked to the national curriculum, aimed at grades 3 to 8.
About Antarctica has information about everything from animals to weather, and answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Home of the Blizzard has information about Douglas Mawson and Mawson’s Huts.
Webcams show up-to-date images from Australia’s four stations, from the Aurora Australis, and there is also a krill cam.
Additional activity sheets
- Play the voyages PDF of RSV Nuyina: A printable game by Coral Tulloch.
- Colour Me In PDF: Krill, penguin, whale and icebreaker colouring-in sheets.
- Who’s Eating Who? PDF Solve the mystery of disappearing krill and learn about the food web and environmental sustainability.
- Origami PDF: Fold your own krill, penguin, whale and icebreaker.
- Antarctic Environment board game PDF by Coral Tulloch.
- The Davis MFSA Radar as a demonstration of the two slit experiment PDF illustrates concepts from secondary school teaching syllabi using examples from active research programs. Prepared by physicists at the Australian Antarctic Division and Jak Denny, a chemistry and physics teacher at Hobart’s Rosny College.
- Earth’s vertical electric field PDF seeks to give practical meaning to the theory describing the electric field between two parallel plates, by showing its application in our understanding of the earth’s vertical electric field. Prepared by physicists at the Australian Antarctic Division and Jak Denny, a chemistry and physics teacher at Hobart’s Rosny College.