Environment: Continent of Ice and Snow
The Wonders of Earth Science series covers subjects from the Earth‚Ä∞€™s Interior, Mineralogy, Meteorology, Energy, Glaciers to Understanding Earthquakes and the Ozone Blanket. Students will develop a basic understanding of the fundamentals of Earth Science and work their way up to more complex subjects. Antarctica is one of Earth‚Ä∞€™s most interesting places. It is the driest, iciest, highest, windiest and coldest continent. In this program we find out why this frozen land is so interesting to scientists and what they do to uncover its secrets. Discover Antarctica‚Ä∞€™s geologic history, climate and wildlife and learn what it takes for researchers to survive in this wilderness of ice and snow. Includes suggestions for careers in this field of study.