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Science & Nature

Extreme Antarctica: What Makes It the Most Extreme Continent? 11-13

In this one-time class, we will examine the extreme weather, geography, and people that make Antarctica the most extreme continent on the planet. Guided by a real Antarctic Explorer (me!)
Michelle Polar World
58 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 17 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
45 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
I’ve lived and worked in Antarctica for two summer seasons at a science research station.  I’m passionate about the Icy Continent, and am happy to share my first-hand knowledge and experience with learners in my courses and answer as many questions as I can.  In addition to sharing my personal experiences, several of my courses draw on expert knowledge in Antarctic science, history, and logistics from people I met while working there.  This extensive set of educational resources developed by science researchers and Antarctic logistics specialists gives learners a first-hand look at real scientific research being conducted in one of the most remote environments on the planet, along with the logistics that help support scientific discovery. I look forward to sharing Antarctica with your learner.

Prior to working in Antarctica, I taught World Geography in Alaska for 10 years.  Antarctica was always my favorite unit to teach!  My courses also draw on materials I’ve used in the classroom to teach about the Icy Continent. 
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Learners will need a pencil, pen, colored pencils/crayons, and the worksheet (attached in welcome message) or a notebook for class. For all keen learners (Antarctic Explorers) who take Antarctic-themed classes with me regularly, I highly recommend a dedicated notebook or binder for Antarctica.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Michelle Polar World
Lives in the United States
Explorer, World Geography teacher, Always learning
58 total reviews
107 completed classes

About Me

SEPTEMBER 2022 Monthly Update:
Following an absence from teaching, I’m excited to resume my classes on Outschool.  I have missed seeing learner’s excitement about Antarctica and look forward to connecting with previous students and meeting new... 
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