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Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton CVO OBE FRGS was a polar explorer who led three British ... Disaster struck this expedition when its ship, Endurance, became trapped in ... In 1921, he returned to the An...

Antarctic Endurance 2016 – Inspire – Celebrate – Educate


We set out on Antarctic Endurance 2016 to stand on the shoulders of Shackleton, ... navigating through blizzards, digging out buried tents, crossing Glaciers, ...

Teacher Resource Material Primary stage 3 - Shackleton Epic


to float and may break off the glacier becoming an iceberg. Desert. An area .... mission: the Endurance would carry Shackleton and his main party across the Weddell Sea to a landing site .... www.antarctica.gov.au/about-antarctica/ education-.

Teaching on ice: an educational expedition to Antarctica | www ...


Sep 18, 2007 ... Teaching on ice: an educational expedition to Antarctica ... excellent endurance and lactic ... in August 2007, they will head for a week to Norway to camp on a glacier, complete crevasse rescue drills and learn to cross-country ...

1915 Antarctic 'Endurance' Expedition Photos - Business Insider


Jun 14, 2012 ... Beginning on August 8, 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton led a crew of 27 Englishman to Antarctica in an attempt to make the first land crossing of ...

Sir Ernest Shackleton | The Shackleton Foundation


Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was a key figure in the Heroic Age of Antarctic ... Ireland to Sydenham, London where Shackleton was educated at Dulwich College. ... Glacier passage; the first crossing of the Trans-Antarctic mountain range and it the ... Shackleton returned from the Endurance expedition in the midst of the First ...

NOVA - Official Website | Quest for the South Pole - PBS


Mar 26, 2002 ... Early explorers skimmed the boundaries of Antarctica in daring sea voyages to ... Enlarge Photo credit: © WGBH Educational Foundation ... Their goal: to trek with the aid of ponies to the South Pole along the Great Beardmore Glacier. ... on the site for the NOVA program Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance.

Antarctica - National Geographic Society


Jan 4, 2012 ... Antarctica is a unique continent in that it does not have a native population. ... Education Menu ... Glacial ice moves from the continent's interior to these .... the Aurora and the Endurance, at opposite ends of the continent.

shackleton | Detroit Zoo Blog


May 12, 2016 ... Education: Penguin Center offers Wealth of Learning Opportunities ... “board” Shackleton's Endurance and cross the Drake Passage to Antarctica. ... Reaching the ocean, ice breaks off from the rest of the glacier and falls into ...

PEM | The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition ...


The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition ... When they reached their destination, they had to scale immense glaciers to get to help on the ...

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All About Sea Ice | Exploration: Antarctic | National Snow and Ice ...


On January 28, 1820, the expedition discovered the Antarctic mainland, and ... Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, sailed into the Weddell Sea in 1914 with a ...

Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure - About WGBH


Dublin, Ireland, and then in England, where he was educated at Dulwich College . ... aboard the Endurance, it is said that Shackleton posted the following .... and crevassed glaciers on foot across South Georgia Island to a whaling station.

Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance - PBS


Mar 26, 2002 ... To decide what to rescue from the sinking Endurance and compare ... You can download the 24-page Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure ... Although sea ice is salty, glacial ice, iceberg fragments, and snow ... The "Weighty Decisions" activity aligns with the following National Science Education Standards:.