ANTARCTICA ASSIGNMENTTERM 1, 2011
Topic: Why is Antarctica important and how are people trying toprotect it?
Contributing Questions1.Where is Antarctica?2. How do we use Antarctica?3. What groups of people visit Antarctica?4. What can we find in Antarctica?5. What are the threats to this environment?6. How have we discovered information aboutAntarctica?
Outcomes:ENS3.5, ENS3.6, SSS3.7, LTS3.3, INVS3.7, DMS3.8, UTS3.9Students will be able to;
1. Appreciating the environment, one's personal relationship with it and one's responsibilityfor its future.2. Recognising the interdependence of people and the environment.3. Showing commitment to ecologically sustainable development and lifestyles.4. Being environmentally responsible.
After learning about Antarctica, your task is to answer the above question as detailed asyou possibly can. Use the contributing questions to help you. Think about the ways thatyou can present this. You may choose ONE of these ideas. You must discuss this idea withyour teacher and your parents/guardians;
Written report with illustrations
Create a poster
Video presentation (i-movie)
Model (with information)
If you have another idea, you can discuss this with your teacherYou will need to cite where you found your information. This needs to be done in thefollowing way;Heading: BibliographyFor Books: Author, name of book, date of publication –eg, Clevelend, C,
Living in Antarctica
, 2003For internet: Title of site, web address –eg, Classroom Antractica,
You will have time to work on this task at school but you may need to complete certainparts at home. This will be part of your homework for 3 weeks.This assignment is due on Tuesday, 29th March (Week 10)