Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Day 3- Skidoo to Cape Evans

Skidoo to Cape Evans from LEARNZ on Vimeo.
What is the speed limit on skidoo in Antarctica? How did you know where to go on the skidoo? What is the name of the hut at Cape Evans and why is it significant?
Preparing to dive from LEARNZ on Vimeo.
What equipment is used? What do the divers wear? How long are the dives?
SIMCO - Sea Ice Microbial Communities from LEARNZ on Vimeo.
What is SIMCO? How can you tell where SIMCO are growing? What eats SIMCO and how does SIMCO contribute to the food web? Next step learning: Find out how scientists know if animals are getting energy from SIMCO or phytoplankton from the open ocean.
Sampling SIMCO from LEARNZ on Vimeo.
Why are the scientists collecting samples of SIMCO and photographing the ice? Where is SIMCO mostly found? What would make this research more accurate?


  1. Asha- They stay under water for 40 minutes but it gets cut off if it gets too cold.

    Gretel- They know where to go on the Skidoo because there are flags on the road

    Jack- they pay attention to American road rules.

  2. Louie- You can see a lot of sea creatures under the ice.

    Louis V- They have to use all sorts of stuff to get down there under the ice. They need a lot of clothes.

  3. Asha- Krill eat SIMCO and you can see it under the ice.

    Jack K- The ice is a metre and a half thick.