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Educational events or resources in which CARA has
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Visitor Centers and Other Overviews of the South Pole
Online Trip Diaries, Photo Essays
Weather and Maps
Treaties and International Agreements
Resources for understanding CARA Science
Other kinds of Antarctic Science
People who have linked to us
See also the page of more research-related
- Antarctic Visitor
Centre, out of New Zealand.
- Gateway to Antarctica, from
The International Centre for Antarctic Information and Research
(ICAIR), located in Christchurch, New Zealand. See also
's Teacher Resource page
- Yahoo's entry
for Antarctica, and
entry for Antarctica.
- City.Net's entry for
- Lycos' CityGuide for Antarctica.
- Polar Pointers, a nice collection of links from
the Byrd Polar Resarch
- TheIce.org. By Robert Holmes, who
works in Antarctica. Travelogues and more.
- Antarctic Philately.
A historical site, with lots of resources on explorers
and the postal history of Antarctica.
Polar Web. Information on the North and South Poles, from
the University of Lapland, Finland.
- Glacier, another
Antarctica-based educational program. Developed by the
NSF, the Education Development Center and Rice University.
- The CIA
- Australian Antarctic Program.
The government organization that provides support for their
researchers in Antarctica.
- Website at the South Pole -- only
works for about 14 hours/day, when the satellites are up.
- Space Science
and Engineering Center (SSEC) from Wisconsin has the
Antarctic composite weather image.
- Antarctic Meteorology
Online from the British Antarctic Survey.
Antarctic Weather, from USA Today.
radar images of Antarctica, from NASA.
- Political Maps of the Arctic and Antarctic at UTexas.
natural features. (Map, with Blue, Sei, and Humpback Whales,
Emperor and Adelie Penguins, Elephant and Leopard Seals, Ice Shelves,
Ice sheets, Icebergs, and Glaciers marked.)
- U.S. CIA
map of Research Stations and Territorial Claims.
relative plate motion calculator that includes Antarctica.
- See also the USGS,
change in Antarctica and AVHRR
satellite image map.
(and whose links aren't above already. Particularly interesting ones are flagged,
where "interesting" is acknowedged to be extremely subjective. No endorsement by
- Raytheon Polar Services Company.
Raytheon handles logistics for most of the National Science
Foundation's programs in Antarctica.
- ANSMET, the
Antarctic Search for Meteorites. Warning: large images.
See also this page on
Collecting Martian Meteorites in Antarctica.
- South Pole Atmospheric
Observatory studying the ozone hole and the like.
- Antarctic Network of
Unattended Broadband Seismometers (ANUBiS) Project - a dozen
seismometers all over Antarctica to learn about the crust and
mantle of Antarctica.
- Byrd Polar Research
Center, at Ohio State University. Does all sorts of things
at both the North and South Poles.
- Coldtech, developing
technology that works under the extremely cold arctic/antarctic
Online did a series of shows in summer 1998 about Antarctica,
but they appear to have stayed on the coast doing biology, rather
than going into the interior of the continent and doing physics,
geophysics, or astronomy.
- Computerworld Antarctica.
- Davis Station,
Antarctica. They mostly do biology at this station.
- Virtual Antarctica,
another biology trip.
Mapping Mission, from the Canadian Space Agency. See also
article from Scientific American on the mapping mission.
- Penguins are at the South Pole, and Polar Bears are at the North Pole.
Biologists study penguins in Antarctica -- here are two primary-grade
lessons involving penguins:
- Bethelehem, PA schools.
(see Antarctica page.)
- CNN's page on regional sites.
- Cool Facts, specifically
Aug 10, 1998.
- CTI Virtual Fieldtrips.
- Dr. Martin's
page on Antarctica.
- Eclectic Homeschool Online.
- Education World.
- Earth and Sky,
Science on Ice, Earth Science in Antarctica.
- Geneva Elementary School,
Bellingham, WA. See Polar
Regions 4th grade page.
- Internet Public Library,
- Kishwaukee, IL
- Matt's home page
- Mining Company Homework Help.
- Oranim College, Israel.
You can also get the Hebrew version. We're on
the World Geography page.
- PASusan's home page.
- Scotch College Junior School,
- Spotsylvania County Schools, Virginia.
See the Antarctic Stations
- Storm Internet Services.
- US Coast Guard and
USS Polar Star. (We're also linked to them in the
- Weekly Reader
- Wildernesses of the World
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