SciFest 2020: Surviving Antarctica

Excursion Summary

1 hour


To celebrate National Science Week 2020, join us for a deep dive into the oceans and ice-scapes of Antarctica. In this interactive online excursion, students will explore the library’s world-famous Antarctica collection to discover what the Antarctic environment is like and how this influences humans’ interaction with it. Students use design thinking to create their own adaptation for survival, examine the real-world solutions of explorers and scientists and determine how sustainability relates to the human impact on Antarctica.

Upcoming Zoom sessions

Term 3



Wednesday 19 August 2:00pm Book here
Thursday 20 August 10:00am Book here


Curriculum outcomes


  • ST3-4LW-S examines how the environment affects the growth, survival and adaptation of living things 
  • ST3-2DP-T plans and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity

Please note


This session, artworks, film and sound clips are protected by copyright and may not be recorded, reproduced or used in any way without the express written consent of the State Library of NSW.

Booking Details




1 hour

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