Antarctic Lesson Plans

High School
Lesson plans are arranged alphabetically by discipline within grade bands. Please note that the lesson plans can be easily modified for all grade levels! To download lesson plans, click on the PDF button after each description. You will need Adobe Reader to view these files. Please click here to download your free copy of Adobe Reader.
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Cross-Curricular Lessons

 
 
Adelie Penguin

A Cooperative Classroom Investigation of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula
Juanita Constible, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; Luke Sandro, Springboro High School, Springboro, Ohio; and Richard Lee, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Investigate how global warming is affecting penguin communities on the western Antarctic Peninsula. | PDF


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Life Science Lessons

 
 
Beets

Cryopreservation Lab

Luke Sandro, Springboro High School, Springboro, Ohio

Discover how cryoprotectants increase freezing survival. | PDF

 
 
Opened goldenrod gall

Goldenrod Gall Fly Lab

Luke Sandro, Springboro High School, Springboro, Ohio

Investigate the fall and winter ecology of the goldenrod gall fly. | PDF

 
 
Mealworms

HSP-70 and Thermoprotection

Luke Sandro, Springboro High School, Springboro, Ohio

Design an experiment to test thermoprotection in mealworms. | PDF

 

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