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Activities

 

Task One: Climate Graphs

Vostok

Source

The Russian Antarctic Station Vostok

 
 
  1. Describe and compare the climate of Geneva and Vostok.
  2. What is the 'temperature range'?
  3. Which has the largest temperature range - Geneva or Vostok? Why?
 

Task Two: Living and Working in Antarctica

Watch the following video clips and have a think about the highs and lows of living and working in Antarctica.
 
 
 
 

Task Three: Applying to work for the British Antarctic Survey

British Antarctic Survey
 
You are going to apply for a job as a Field Assistant with the British Antarctic Survey. The job of a Field Assistant is to look after the scientists while they are collecting data and carrying out experiments in the dangerous Antarctic conditions.
 
Video Resource
Watch the Antarctica - A Place Like No Other - Video Presentation for an introduction to the continent and the British Antarctic Survey. The video is approximately 20 minutes
 

You are going to asked the following questions at interview - you need to prepare yourself fully. You may need to use your imagination a little - but as long as you get your facts right about Antarctica - that is OK.

These are real questions taken from the British Antarctic Survey Application Form.

 
  Personal Profile and Experience
  Click to hear me speak Text Version Question 1
  Click to hear me speak Text Version Question 2
  Click to hear me speak Text Version Question 3
  Skills and Interests
  Click to hear me speak Text Version Question 4
  Click to hear me speak Text Version Question 5
 

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