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Ernest Shackleton


In 1921, he returned to the Antarctic with the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition, but died of a ... 1.1 Childhood; 1.2 Education; 1.3 Merchant Navy officer ... 6.1 Preparations; 6.2 Crew; 6.3 Loss of End...

Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventure - About WGBH


Shackleton considered the expedition's goal—crossing the Antarctic continent— the last great ... For six weeks, the Endurance, which Shackleton had renamed after his family motto, ... station was on the opposite coast, across treacherous glaciers and mountains. ... shadow background, 2001 WGBH Educational Foundation.

Exploration: Antarctic - National Snow and Ice Data Center


On January 28, 1820, the expedition discovered the Antarctic mainland, and ... They encountered more sea ice than expected, and the Endurance became ...

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 ...

Antarctic - SMART Exchange - USA - Search lessons by keyword


Publisher: Discovery Education ... Search terms: glacier, Antarctic, ice, Arctic ... Search terms: Ernest Shackleton, Antarctica, Endurance, primary resource, ...

Sir Ernest Shackleton - Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure


Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure, black alignment spacer ... For 10 months, the Endurance drifted, locked within the ice, until the pressure crushed the ship. ... however, so their last hope was to cross 26 miles of mountains and glaciers, considered impassable, ... shadow background, 2001 WGBH Educational Foundation.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Captain Robert Falcon Scott's British Antarctic Expedition 1910 ...


Led the British Antarctic (Terra Nova) expedition 1910–13 and died on the return ... Born 1881 and educated at Merchant Taylor's School and on HMS Worcester. .... Simpson was knighted in 1935 and is commemorated with Simpson Glacier .... Later, served on Shackleton's Endurance in 1914–16 and was a member of the ...

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Antarctic Endurance 2016 – Inspire – Celebrate – Educate


The home-grown Antarctic cucumber was used in the Tzatziki and the spring .... The sky was blue, clear and crisp, to one side a glacier falling into the sea and a  ...

Antarctica - National Geographic Education


Antarctica is a unique continent in that it does not have a native population. ... Glacial ice moves from the continent's interior to these lower-elevation ice .... by using two ships, the Aurora and the Endurance, at opposite ends of the continent.

Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Teacher's Guide - Imax


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.

NOVA Online | Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance | Resources | PBS


20 curious facts about Shackleton's voyage of endurance ... experience, real-life projects, and participation in a supportive learning community." ... The Endurance : Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition by Caroline Alexander. ... extreme cold weather clothing, snow shelters, glacier travel, and rope use and care.

NOVA Online | Teachers | Classroom Activity | Shackleton's Voyage ...


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:.