Education

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From the National Snow and Ice Data Center

Icelights: Antarctica - These articles answer your burning questions about the frozen continent.

All About Sea Ice: Arctic v. Antarctic - Gives an overview of why sea ice behaves differently at opposite ends of the Earth.

All About Glaciers - This provides information and examples of glaciers in Antarctica and around the globe.

Quickfacts: Ice Shelves - Learn the basics about the interface between glacier ice and ocean water.

State of the Cryosphere - This site provides timely information about sea ice, ice shelves, ice sheets, and other frozen parts of our planet.


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From the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration

Educational infographic - Issued by NERC and NSF, this provides an overview of what ITGC scientists are doing, and why.


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From the British Antarctic Survey

Discovering Antarctica - Designed for students of all ages, this resource is packed full of interactive features, downloads, lesson-based activities, worksheets and teacher notes

Antarctic Geography - Antarctica is the largest and most pristine wilderness on Earth.

Antarctic Wildlife - Everyone loves a penguin!