Antarctic Schools pack

5th May 2000 at 01:00
The Antarctic Schools pack, produced by the British Antarctic Survey and the Foreign and CommonwealthOffice, and sent free to all secondary schools in March, is joint winner of the GA's coveted Gold Award. It's full of up-to-date material on climate change, the ozone hole, ecosystems and environmental issues and is soon to be followed by a free video charting Antarctica from the explorations of Scott and Shackleton to today's scientists. A limited number of copies of te pack are available from BAS, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 OET at pound;15. Website: Other joint winner, the Staffordshire LearningNet for Geography, edited by county inspector Chris Durbin and adviser Kate Russell, is a honeypot site for teachers wherever they work. This lively information and support network offers ideas for class and fieldwork, professional development, projects and resources.Website:

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