1.Participants will locate Antarctica on a world map.
2.Presenter will introduce students to Antarctica as a shared research center.
3.Students will learn characteristics of ice in Antarctica (glaciers, icebergs, etc.)
4.Presenter will introduce Shackleford’s expedition (a British explorer) (for older grade levels).
5.Students will begin puppet making (penguin).
6.Presenter introduces students to animal life of Antarctica through pictures and sounds.
7.Students continue puppet building and complete.
8.Brief puppet manipulation and goodbyes.
The participant will-
-build a penguin hand puppet
-identify the location and characteristics of Antarctica and the South Pole
-compare the characteristics of glaciers and icebergs (calving & ice shelves for older students)
-discuss animal life of Antarctica (Sea lions, Weddell seal, whales, penguins, krill)
Social Studies, Science, Geography, Fine Arts