Author(s): Ruth Naumann
The third book in the Big Book social studies series that takes a closer look at New Zealand's significant neighbours - in this case, Antarctica. The resource books are written to motivate students at all levels - from high achievers to those who are struggling with literacy. The books aim to help all students achieve their potential across all dimensions of knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and identity.
UNIT 1 Visuals; UNIT 2 Locations; UNIT 3 Names; UNIT 4 Geographical Features; UNIT 5 Climate; UNIT 6 98 percent of Antarctica is Ice; UNIT 7 Glaciers; UNIT 8 2 percent of Antarctica is Ice-free; UNIT 9 Who Owns Antarctica?; UNIT 10 Modern Stations; UNIT 11 Great Explorations; UNIT 12 The Race For The Pole; UNIT 13 Ernest Shackleton; UNIT 14 Douglas Mawson; UNIT 15 Huts; UNIT 16 Modern Science; UNIT 17 Work Today; UNIT 18 Transport; UNIT 19 Tourism; UNIT 20 The Antarctic Peninsula; UNIT 21 Deception Island; UNIT 22 Mt Erebus; UNIT 23 Penguins; UNIT 24 Other Antarctic Natives; UNIT 25 Climate Change and Antarctica; UNIT 26 The Antarctic Ozone Hole; UNIT 27 Antarctic Adventures