Research Stations in Antarctica: Lesson for Kids


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Antarctica is a harsh environment in which to conduct research, which means what? Choose the best answer.

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1. What is unique about the Amundsen-Scott research station in Antarctica?

2. Which fact about Antarctica is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo let you test your knowledge of Antarctic research stations. Answer questions about the living and working conditions in these stations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll measure your understanding of:

  • Winter in Antarctic research stations
  • Characteristics of Antarctica
  • Hydroponic farming

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the material, such as the way winter affects Antarctic research stations
  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main terms, such as harsh and hydroponic
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what makes the Amundsen-Scott research station unique

Additional Learning

For more information about these scientific outposts, review the lesson titled Research Stations in Antarctica: Lesson for Kids. It will explain topics like:

  • Jobs available at Antarctic research stations
  • Different ways researchers keep themselves entertained
  • The population of McMurdo Station