Next stop Antarctica

In this activity children plan and carry out research about the Antarctic in order to develop a persuasive argument.

Description

Tourism to Antarctica is on the rise. 

Children will be planning and carrying out research about the Antarctic in order to develop a persuasive argument. They will also be challenged to consider the positive and negative impacts of tourism on the area.

Learning Objective:

Children will be able to work scientifically by:

-    Asking questions appropriate to the enquiry

-    Researching different questions using at least two sources

-    Communicating findings from the research enquiry

Children will learn

-    about habitats and living things in the wider environment

-    that environments can change and that this can sometimes pose dangers to living things

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Acknowledgements

These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.