Captain Cook was the first ever recorded person to cross both the Arctic and Antarctic circles. Research simplified accounts of Captain Cook’s voyages in these regions. Come face to face with some of the creatures encountered by Cook in these frozen lands. Children will gain an understanding of the extreme temperatures endured and how animals and people have adapted to survive in these challenging parts of the world.
Key learning outcomes
Students will gain a deeper understanding of the significance of key concepts such as longitude, latitude and the Arctic and Antarctic Circles. They will better understand key aspects of the physical and human geography of these challenging places, especially the inter-relationship between humans, animals and the environment.
Main learning approaches