Welcome to Discovering Antarctica, an education resource for schools, developed by the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. This is not a ‘scheme of work’ but a resource to dip into depending on your curriculum needs and priorities. You can download links to the National Curriculum for England and exam specifications below.
Each of the site’s ten sections is divided into:
The learning activities are devised for individual, pair or groupwork. Many are in interactive multimedia format for use either on an Interactive Whiteboard or for students to complete individually.
Wherever possible there are text-based alternatives, usually in Microsoft Word. You can download these to use away from the computer and/or to adapt them to meet your students’ needs. Go to Accessibility for more technical help on using and adapting the site.
The opening page of each section includes:
Download each chapter for information and tips on the activities in each section to help you plan how to use the site: