Teaching dossiers & Activities

Various teaching dossiers have been put together by the International Polar Foundation. These dossiers aim to help teachers introduce subjects such as the Polar Regions, climate and climate change, energy and biodiversity to their students. The dossiers are mainly intended for late primary school (or middle school) teachers (10-12 years old students) and secondary school science and geography teachers.

  • Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting debate

    Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting debate


    In this activity students (aged 16-18 years) learn about the Antarctic Treaty System, the very successful international agreement which governs Antarctica and has over 50 signatory countries. Students are divided into four groups and receive information about the Environmental Protocol…

  • Class Zero Emission: climate change experiments dossier

    Class Zero Emission: climate change experiments dossier


    This experiment booklet is designed for sixth form students (15-18 years old). It allows students to work independently, learning through experiments about the key role of the Polar Regions play in the Eath's climate system. Given the broad nature of…

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The International Polar Foundation (IPF) participated in the recent United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties…

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