Engaging young people in science is important to British Antarctic Survey.  Our award-winning educational resources for teachers and students are curriculum-relevant and developed in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society and the Foreign, Commonwealth andDevelopment Office Polar Regions Department. Our scientists and support staff  visit schools within a 50-mile radius of Cambridge to talk about polar science and living and working in the world’s last great wilderness.

A view looking east across the Antarctic Peninsula during a flight back to Rothera Station from Fossil Bluff


Uncover the secrets of the largest and most pristine wilderness on Earth

For more information about booking a school talk or about any of our education resources please email: [email protected]

An educational resource created for the Filchner Ronner Ice Shelf project is fun for students.  Watch here.

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