GLACIERS, Antarctica, and Ernest Shackleton

What are Glaciers?

    Glacier Information from National Snow and Ice Data Center
         http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/glaciers/
   
Glacier Information from Rice University

         http://web.archive.org/web/20041116035846/http://www.glacier.rice.edu/invitation/1_introduction.html
    Glaciers described by the USGS
         http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vsc/glossary/glacier.html
    Glacier info - National Park Service
         http://www.nps.gov/glba/naturescience/glaciers.htm

         http://www.nps.gov/glac/naturescience/glaciers.htm
         http://www.nrmsc.usgs.gov/research/glaciers.htm
     Still more glacier information - from University of Vermont
         http://www.uvm.edu/whale/GlaciersGlacialAges.html
     The Glacier Story -
http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Antarctica Facts:

       National Geographic - http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/antarctica/
      
       Brad Bowerman's page on Antarctica with tons of links
          http://geographyworldonline.com/antarctica.html

       Experience Antarctica from Australian Antarctic Division
          http://www.antarctica.gov.au/about-antarctica

       The Antarctic Connection - history
           http://www.antarcticconnection.com/shopcontent.asp?type=history-index
 

       Terraquest Virtual Tour
         history - http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~kpt/terraquest/va/history/history.html
         ecology - http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~kpt/terraquest/va/ecology/ecology.html
         science -
http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~kpt/terraquest/va/science/science.html

       Antarctica Online from Australia
          http://www.antarcticaonline.com/home/home.htm
          Photos - http://www.antarcticaonline.com/photos/photos.htm

       
Tour of Antarctica from University of Chicago
   
        http://astro.uchicago.edu/cara/vtour/

       Glacier videos - http://www.neok12.com/Glaciers.htm
 
       Antarctica: Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the South Pole
        from The Exploratorium
          
http://www.exploratorium.edu/origins/antarctica/

      NOVA pages -  Warnings From the Ice
           http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/warnings/index.html

      Virtual Tours of Antarctica - http://www.virtualantarctica.com/tourintro.htm
                                       http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/living_and_working/virtual/
                                      
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/crittercam/antarctica/

Maps of Antarctica:
       
Landsat Map of Antarctica - http://lima.usgs.gov/
     World Atlas - http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/an.htm
     ABC Science - http://www.abc.net.au/science/antarctica/ingrid/maps.htm

     Political Maps
        
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/islands_oceans_poles/antarctic_region_pol_95.jpg
         http://www.mapsofworld.com/antarctica/
     Maps of Antarctica from TerraQuest
         http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~kpt/terraquest/va/expedition/maps/cont.map.html
     Satellite Image - http://geology.com/world/antarctica-satellite-image.shtml
     Various maps - http://www.antarctica.gov.au/about-antarctica/environment/geography/maps

     Photo Gallery for Antarctica
         http://www.google.com/help/maps/streetview/gallery/antarctica/
         http://photolibrary.usap.gov/

         http://www.coolantarctica.com/gallery/Antarctica_gallery_home.htm
        
http://gosouthamerica.about.com/od/antarctica/a/Antphotos.htm

           National Geographic blank map and physical map and detailed and interactive
             http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/mapping/outline-map/?map=Antarctica&ar_a=1

      CIA Factbook map and text
  
        https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/wfbExt/region_ant.html

     Stamps and the Antarctic
           http://www.south-pole.com/homepage.html

          Ernest Shackleton plus map

                 http://www.shackleton100.com/ Celebrating the centenery of Sir Ernest Shacleton's amazing journey
                 http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/shackleton/
                 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Shackleton
                 http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/shackleton

Scientists:
         
Antarctic Connection - Why Scientists Love the Antarctic
           http://www.antarcticconnection.com/shopcontent.asp?type=science-index

        Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic
         
 http://tea.armadaproject.org/
           Robin Ellwood from Rye, NH - http://tea.armadaproject.org/tea_ellwoodfrontpage.html
                                    2008 - http://www.polartrec.com/lake-ecosystems-in-antarctica
        Kevin Lavigne from Hanover, NH - http://tea.armadaproject.org/tea_lavignefrontpage.html

        The Armada Project - http://www.armadaproject.org/

        Science and Antarctica -
            
http://www.antarctica.gov.au/science

        Webcams in Antarctica - http://www.camscape.com/Antarctica/index.html
                                    http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/images/webcams/
                                    http://www.usap.gov/videoclipsandmaps/spwebcam.cfm
                                    http://www.usap.gov/videoclipsandmaps/mcmwebcam.cfm


Lesson Plans for Teachers:

        Classroom Antarctica - 8 units and lots of activities
           http://classroom.antarctica.gov.au/

        Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears -
           http://beyondpenguins.ehe.osu.edu/issue/icebergs-and-glaciers/hands-on-lessons-and-activities-about-glaciers

        Teach-nology Antarctica Lesson Plans
           http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/current_events/antarctica/  

        Antarctic Lesson Plans - http://www.units.muohio.edu/cryolab/education/AntarcticLessons.htm


        Lesson Plans from PBS to accompany Shackleton
          
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/shackleton/classroom/lesson.html
 

        Pro Teacher Antarctica Lesson Plans - http://www.proteacher.com/090069.shtml

        Antarctica from Discovery School
           http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans/antarctica.cfm

        National Geographic's Lesson Plan:
           Penguins - Built to Swim -
              http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/penguins-built-to-swim/?ar_a=1

        Miami University Lesson Plans for Antarctica
           https://www.units.miamioh.edu/cryolab/education/AntarcticLessons.htm
 

       Antarctica Thinkquest
          http://wayback.archive-it.org/3635/20130919164041/http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0215022/
         

              Mr. Donn's Lesson Plans
                 http://continents.mrdonn.org/antarctica.html
                 http://k12west.mrdonn.org/Poles.html

              Education World Activities - http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson042.shtml

              Make Model Glaciers - http://www.nps.gov/glac/forteachers/4-6-unit-two-activity-3-model-glaciers.htm
                                     http://www2.umaine.edu/USITASE/teachers/pdf/glaciergoo2.pdf
                                                          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-NHzx5qbOk

         Games:
     
Glacier Word Game (online)
          
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/glacier-ws.htm
        Glacier Jig Saw (online)
          
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/glacier-js.htm
        Glacier Crossword Puzzle (online)
         
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/glacier-cw.htm

 
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