Transcript of "15. antarctica and the southern ocean"
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Antarctica and the Southern Ocean<br />You need to:<br />Understand where Antarctica is and why it is a special place<br />Assess the threats and uses of Antarctica as a resource for exploration and exploitation<br />
What and where is Antarctica?Page 79 and the Atlas<br />
Watch the clip and note down all of the physical and human features of Antarctica<br />http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=TemK6CF6lF0<br />http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=VwADGPfjerI<br />
Fishing and Whaling<br />Produce a timeline of fishing and whaling in the Southern ocean using pages 79 and 80<br />
Why are Krill so important to the Southern Ocean food chain? (page 80/1)<br />
Tourism in Antarctica<br />Look at pages 90 to 93 of the Advanced Topic master for Glaciation and Periglaciation.<br />What attracts tourists to Antarctica?<br />How do they access this place?<br />What has happened to the number of tourists over time? (use the graph to help)<br />What impact does tourism have on this environment?<br />Is tourism well managed in this region?<br />
Opinion Line<br />The Madrid Protocol, Banning Mining, should be scrapped<br />It is justifiable to allow whaling<br />Antarctica remains a wilderness<br />Tourism to Antarctica should be banned<br />Tourism to Antarctica should be restricted<br />
Homework<br />Visit www.coolantarctica.com and research the facts and science section, look at the photographs as well.<br />
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