Arctic and Antarctic Websites

Posted by Laurie Sullivan at 2/4/2010 9:00:00 AM

Jason Project Arctic Food Web www.jason.org Time-lapse video showing CHANGES in the ice

http://www.penguinscience.com

This video clip shows traveling to Antarctica, preparing for the cold weather, and observing animals and ice. Watch and listen to this video clip from Newton’s Apple

http://www.newtonsapple.tv/video.php?id=1028

Video clip of an icebreaker ship cutting through the pack ice

http://www.discoveringantarctica.org.uk/downloads/cc7_shipicebreak.html

Discover Antarctica – This website has an interactive map with photo graphs, audio and video

http://www7.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/antarctica/index.html

Video clips (no audio) of Icebergs and Floating Ice Shelves

http://www.discoveringantarctica.org.uk/downloads/cc1_scenery.html

http://www7.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/antarctica/index.html

Take this online quiz with an Emperor Penguin as your Guide. How much do you know about Antarctica?

http://www.discoveringantarctica.org.uk/multimedia/flash/1_wilderness.html

Watch sea ice form in this video clip with audio

http://www.teachersdomain.org/resources/ess05/sci/ess/watcyc/seaice/index.html

Video in the News: Huge Iceberg Crumbles off Antarctica (an ad plays first)

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/11/1111_051111_iceberg_video.html

Game – Can you guess the Antarctic animals looking at you?

http://www.discoveringantarctica.org.uk/multimedia/flash/4_looking.html

Virtual World: Antarctica. In this animation, it seems as if you are on the back of a leopard seal!

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/crittercam/antarctica/index.html

Build a CritterCam to study an Emperor Penguin

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/crittercam/ax/ff_penguin.html

Click on the links at the bottom of the photograph to see videos of the polar environment

http://www.exploratorium.edu/poles/index.html

On this interactive website you can “connect the dots” in the food chain. The location is not in Antarctica, but it will prepare you for learning about the Antarctic food chains.

http://ology.amnh.org/biodiversity/dzanga_sangha/index.html

Video: Diving under the Ocean to observe a World of Strange Creatures (ad plays first)

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/08/060831-antarctic-video.html

Video in the News: Can Penguins Survive Warming?

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/11/1115_051115_penguins_video.html

This little creature (krill) is very important to the Antarctic food web

http://mywebpages.comcast.net/rellstab/krill

http://curriculum.calstatela.edu/courses/builders/lessons/less/biomes/desert/cold-desweb.html

Photos of Seals in Antarcticahttp://www.gdargaud.net/Antarctica/Animals.html#Leopard