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The Polar Museum's Resources

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We are the official account for the Polar Museum, which is part of the Scott Polar Research Institute, located in central Cambridge. Here we will post our varied education resources packed with brilliant ideas to get your students thinking creatively about polar exploration, with links across a wide range of subjects including maths, art, geography, science and literacy. The majority of our resources are aimed at primary school children but are often adaptable to older age groups too.

We are the official account for the Polar Museum, which is part of the Scott Polar Research Institute, located in central Cambridge. Here we will post our varied education resources packed with brilliant ideas to get your students thinking creatively about polar exploration, with links across a wide range of subjects including maths, art, geography, science and literacy. The majority of our resources are aimed at primary school children but are often adaptable to older age groups too.
Transport in Antarctica
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Transport in Antarctica

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Activity ideas for the primary classroom based around transport themed objects from the collections of the Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute. Follow links in the pack for FREE downloadable images licensed for use in the classroom plus a FREE 5 minute video about transport in the Antarctic. This pack includes sledges, dogs, ponies/horses and man-hauling. See our additional Antarctic themed packs including food, clothing, science, navigation and Shackleton.
Shackleton in Antarctica
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Shackleton in Antarctica

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Activity ideas for the primary classroom based around transport themed objects from the collections of the Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute. Follow links in the pack for FREE downloadable images licensed for use in the classroom plus a FREE 5 minute video about transport in the Antarctic. This pack includes a book, a water dipper, a scout shirt, a chalk drawing of a penguin and chocolate. See our additional Antarctic themed packs including food, clothing, science, navigation and transport.
Clothing in Antarctica
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Clothing in Antarctica

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Activity ideas for the primary classroom based around transport themed objects from the collections of the Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute. Follow links in the pack for FREE downloadable images licensed for use in the classroom plus a FREE 5 minute video about transport in the Antarctic. This pack includes goggles, mittens and a jacket. See our additional Antarctic themed packs including food, transport, science, navigation and Shackleton.
Navigation in Antarctica
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Navigation in Antarctica

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Activity ideas for the primary classroom based around transport themed objects from the collections of the Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute. Follow links in the pack for FREE downloadable images licensed for use in the classroom plus a FREE 5 minute video about transport in the Antarctic. This pack includes a Terra Nova compass, a modern GPS unit and an Endurance sextant. See our additional Antarctic themed packs including food, clothing, science, transport and Shackleton.
Make a Museum: Home School Challenge
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Make a Museum: Home School Challenge

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Great cross-curriculum ideas to get children away from a computer screen. Designed for primary school children, but adaptable for other age groups. Our Make a Museum: Home School Challenge covers links to literacy, art and IT.
Expedition Diary: Home School Challenge
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Expedition Diary: Home School Challenge

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Great cross-curriculum ideas to get children away from a computer screen. Designed for primary school children, but adaptable for other age groups. Our Expedition Diary: Home School Challenge covers links to literacy, geography, maths, science, art and DT.
Expedition Music: Home School Challenge
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Expedition Music: Home School Challenge

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Great cross-curriculum ideas to get children away from a computer screen. Designed for primary school children, but adaptable for other age groups. Our Expedition Music: Home School Challenge covers links to PE, science, music, literacy, art, PSHE and DT.
Expedition Reporter: Home School Challenge
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Expedition Reporter: Home School Challenge

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Great cross-curriculum ideas to get children away from a computer screen. Designed for primary school children, but adaptable for other age groups. Our Expedition Reporter: Home School Challenge covers links to art, IT, literacy, science, geography and maths.
Food in Antarctica
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Food in Antarctica

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Activity ideas for the primary classroom based around transport themed objects from the collections of the Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute. Follow links in the pack for FREE downloadable images licensed for use in the classroom plus a FREE 5 minute video about transport in the Antarctic. This pack includes mustard, pemmican and a Primus stove. See our additional Antarctic themed packs including transport, clothing, science, navigation and Shackleton.
Science in Antarctica
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Science in Antarctica

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Activity ideas for the primary classroom based around transport themed objects from the collections of the Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute. Follow links in the pack for FREE downloadable images licensed for use in the classroom plus a FREE 5 minute video about transport in the Antarctic. This pack includes a fossil, a geolocator a geological hammer and a radiosonde. See our additional Antarctic themed packs including food, clothing, transport, navigation and Shackleton.