Antarctica

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Develop geography literacy while learning about the unique characteristics of Antarctica!

The 7 Continents: Antarctica helps students learn about Antarctica through ...

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Overview

Develop geography literacy while learning about the unique characteristics of Antarctica!

The 7 Continents: Antarctica helps students learn about Antarctica through engaging reading and writing activities.

Five geography units cover the following standards-based topics:

Section 1: Antarctica in the World
Introduces students to the location of Antarctica in the world.

Antarctica's Relative Location
Antarctica's Hemispheres
Antarctica's Absolute Location
Using a Polar Projection Map
Section 2: Physical Features of Antarctica
Introduces students to the highest, driest, coldest, and iciest continent on the planet.

Formation of Antarctica
Antarctica's Harsh Landscape
East Antarctica
West Antarctica
Antarctic Mountains
Antarctic Ice
Antarctica's Bodies of Water
Antarctica's Climate
Climate Changes in Antarctica
Section 3: History of Exploration
Students learn about the history of Antarctica's discovery and exploration.

Unknown Southern Land
Early Exploration
Voyage of the Belgica
The Heroic Age
Race to the South Pole
Exploration by Air
Section 4: Antarctica Today
Students learn about the people who research, visit, and live in Antarctica.

Claims to Antarctica
Research Stations
Women Scientists in Antarctica
Antarctic Time
Satellite Communications
Tourism in Antarctica
Section 5: Antarctica's Wildlife
Introduces students to the wildlife of Antarctica.

Antarctica's Food Web
Antarctica Krill
Wandering Albatross
Penguins of Antarctica
Whales of the Southern Ocean
Three Antarctic Fish
Colossal Squid
Creatures of the Deep

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609631314
  • Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Series: The 7 Continents
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 9 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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