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Journey to Antarctica: A Really "Cool" Introduction to the Icy Continent, 11-13

Join a real Antarctic Explorer (me!) on a virtual trip to see ice-covered mountains, glaciers, & volcanoes, wildlife such as penguins, seals, & ocean animals, a science research station, and peek inside an Explorer's Hut built in 1902.
Michelle Polar World
65 total reviews for this teacher
12 reviews for this class
Completed by 37 learners
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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Available Times


Fri, Dec 2

Meet once (1 day)
7:00 – 7:45 AM
1 learner enrolled

Tue, Dec 6

Meet once (1 day)
10:00 – 10:45 AM

Mon, Jan 9, 2023

Meet once (1 day)
5:00 – 5:45 PM

Mon, Jan 9, 2023

Meet once (1 day)
6:00 – 6:45 PM

Tue, Jan 10, 2023

Meet once (1 day)
10:00 – 10:45 AM
1 learner enrolled
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Class Experience

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. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
Printed PDF (see classroom) Empty tin soup can or glass jar. Labels peeled, washed, sharp edges removed (parent assistance may be required) Scissors (parent assistance may be required) Glue or tape Colored pencils Sharp pencil or pen
45 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.


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

About Me

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