Antarctic Expedition

Antarctic Expedition

Let's go on an expedition! 

 

You are going to be taking a group of explorers on an expedition to a cold region by boat and on land. To prepare for this expedition, you will need to research the following: 

 

Why are animals better insulators of thermal energy than humans?

National Geographic

ACS

OSA

Phactual

 

How can humans adapt to the cold temperatures?

Cool Antarctica

Live Science

Educapoles

 

What survival gear is needed on land and sea?

Cool Antarctica

National Geographic

What You Need for an Antarctic Journey

High Mountain Guides

Terraquest

 

 

What food would give you the calories needed to survive in the region? 

Cool Antarctica

3 Below Zero

National Geographic

Classroom Antarctica 

 

What safety procedures must be in place? And what about medical emergencies? 

Adventure Network

Antarctic Connection

Live Science

 

ACEP

 

What route and destination will be you taking? 

TerraQuest

Trip of a Lifetime

IAATO

 

What will be your group's expedition motto?