Links for Teachers and Students
Lots of resources on Antarctica and geological drilling for climate research.
International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition
Has good classroom activities about ice cores as well as many excellent links to sites about snow, ice, glaciers and climate change
- Classroom Antarctica Offers many classroom activities related to Antarctica
The GISP2 Ice Coring Effort
A summary of the findings of the GISP2 Greenland ice sheet project
Greenland Ice Core Project
Gives a good introduction to the the GRIP (Greenland Ice Core Project) written by an enthusiastic researcher
Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic (TEA)
This is a website created by Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic (TEA). It has many lesson plans (including one on ice cores) and a huge number of relevant links
Interview with an ice core scientist
An interview with renowned ice core scientist Lonnie Thompson
International Polar Year 2007-2008
The International Polar Year 2007 – 2008 is the focus for a huge amount of polar research. Check this site for information about polar research as well as for educational resources
Is the educational part of the British Antarctic Survey website. It had a lot of interactive and classroom activities about Antarctica
All About Snow
An amazing site with everything you could ever want to know about snow including hands on activities such as how to grow your own snow crystals.
Links for taking action on Climate Change
- Carbon Zero
- work out your carbon footprint and how to reduce it!
- up to date commentary on climate science by climate scientists
International Panel on Climate Change
Download the latest reports on global climate as well as many diagrams that illustrate trends in climate change.
- Initiatives to inspire you to join others who are helping protect the environment, including action related to climate change
Al gore’s web site about the Inconvenient Truth -climate change and what we can do about it.
Global climate change action for kids