Links


Usually, people choose not to use any links referenced but in this case, you are advised to do so. The links below do some justice to the amazing feats completed by the brave men of c.100 years ago. The links give an idea as to what polar life was (and is) like.  The resources are not in any particular order.

More resources:

1 Links to Plymouth Museum and archive .... some amazing photos for viewing here
http://www.buyplymouthprints.co.uk/collection/3360/scott


2 Info about famous Irish exploreres from the Beyond Endurance website
http://www.google.ie/imgres?q=patrick+keohane+-spri&hl=en&biw=1366&bih=634&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=JWsq7rhRYZ7XSM:&imgrefurl=http://beyondendurance.ie/history/explorer/4&docid=CtdXuxvZjCfLkM&imgurl=http://beyondendurance.ie/images/u/0000/0167/keohane_large.jpg&w=240&h=142&ei=TJ1nT7LnIoaYhQft8pCUDw&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=174&vpy=195&dur=3187&hovh=113&hovw=192&tx=111&ty=64&sig=104292001861684314532&page=1&tbnh=113&tbnw=192&start=0&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0


3 Links to a historical archive of info about famous Irish adventurers. (Link through RTE)
http://www.rte.ie/radio1/seascapes/2011-04-22.html


4 Link to items of historical importance relating to the Terra Nova
http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=5349751


5. The Erin Go Braugh Flag that was sold through Christies
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/textiles-costume/patrick-keohane-british-antarctic-expedition-1910-13-5349748-details.aspx?pos=7&intObjectID=5349748&sid=&page=7


6 Images of Scotts last expedition
http://www.themysteryworld.com/2012/01/scotts-last-pictures-of-harsh-antarctic.html


7 Link to the Polar Museums homepage of the British Antarctic Expedition 1910 - 1913
http://spri.live-icomprojects.com/ExpeditionPeople/default.htm


8 An account of the importance of ponies on the expedition. (James Pigg)
http://www.iainlawrence.com/blog/2011/11/on-his-way/


9 An account of life in the Antarctic
http://hutpoint.wordpress.com/2011/11/30/scott-100-30-30th-november-60-miles-from-the-beardmore/


10 Some images of the famous journey
http://www.broadsheet.ie/tag/tom-crean/


11 A link highlighting the fact that historical memorabilia was going for auction
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/explorer-scott-s-silver-service-up-for-auction-1-4347558


12 Photos of the expedition from the Telegraph
Tom Crean - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/uknews/4690675/Photographs-of-Captain-Scotts-Antarctic-expedition.html?image=10


13 Details of the Robert Scott exhibition which takes place in the Natural history Museum, London until 2 Sept 2012
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/uk/london/exhibition-in-focus/9043817/Exhibition-in-Focus-Scotts-Last-Expedition-Natural-History-Museum.html


14 Link to the Polar Museum's notes on Patrick Keohane
http://spri.live-icomprojects.com/ExpeditionPeople/PersonalProfiles/30.htm


15 A sense of what life is like in the Antarctic:
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/earth/antarctica/antarctic-conservation/blog-archive/


16 On line version from the Gutenburg database of Cherry-Garrard's 'The Worst Journey in the World'. ** Fantastic Resource**
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/14363/14363-h/ii.htm


17 A day-by-day record of the competition between the Scott and the Amundsen expeditions
http://scottvsamundsen.blogspot.ie/


18 Modern photos of Mount Keohane from the Chinci.com website:
http://www.chinci.com/travel/pax/p/6628761/Keohane,+Mount/AQ/Antarctica/0/


19 Modern satellite images of Mount Keohane
http://www.gezgeen.com/photos.php?id=107009


20 Various images of the Antarctic and the area around Mount Keohane
http://you.travel/25603200


21 Info from Wikipedia about Mount Keohane
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Keohane


22 Recently released images of the Scott Polar Expedition from The Mail newspaper
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2087811/Captain-Scott-s-pictures-harsh-Antarctic-revealed.html


23 Shows images similar to link 20 (above) with aerial images of the Mount Keohane area.
http://mapcarta.com/25603200


24 Satellite image of Mount Keohane:


26    Journal of expedition from Edward Evans:


27    Stop Press:     New link available from Collins Press


School Zone:
A list of interesting links that may be of interest to both the student and teacher:

Video of expedition related material:

Mashpedia is a thematic content aggregator that assembles digital information from multiple sources into one single site.


 It includes Ponting's film of the expedition -90 Degrees South - which I've just spent the last hour watching!

 

 http://www.mashpedia.com/Terra_Nova_Expedition


 The You Tube Link for the film is: http://youtu.be/PKBttUMKND4

 

Copyright is the National Film and Television Archive (UK)




Look at the below link for what is planned for Polar Fun Days (incorporates science, literacy, numeracy, art):
http://www.isce2012.co.uk/education/polar-fun-days


Building an igloo:
http://www.igloobuilding.org/




Studying Climate zones:


Glaciers Shrinking due to climate change:


Studying Ice Cores:


Life on a polar station:


Amazing facts about Antarctica:


Interesting images from Google about Antarctica:


Links to this site that you may wish to copy and email to others:


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