Antarctica is a popular theme for classroom study in both primary and high school classes. This 32 page reference title provides a wealth of information of use both to teachers in planning and to students in conducting research.
Part of the Australian Focus on Issues series, the book looks at a range of topics, from early exploration of Antarctica, to international treaties and current ventures. Natural aspects are also covered – including geological and neteorological facts and thw wildlife of the region.
All facts are presented in language accessible to upper primary and high school students, supported by internet links for further research and illustrated with excellent photographic imagery.
A valuable resource for cross-curricular studies, language, science and social studies classrooms and as an addition to school library collections.
Antarctica, by Margaret McPhee
Watts Publishing, 2003