Antarctic sea ice - an online resource
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree LevelPostgraduate Certificate
Degree NamePostgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies
The objective of the project was to produce an educational resource that would be used by students at New Zealand Secondary schools. There are multiple aims for this educational resource that blend together. • To provide a context for teaching a section of the Secondary school Physics curriculum. • To promote an understanding of Antarctica and the Southern oceans. • To explore the ongoing work related to sea ice thickness measurements. • To explore the role of sea ice in the global climate system. • To explore the use of an online learning tool. An online resource was produced that works. There is scope for further improvements.