Students follow a real-life adventure in the North or South Pole and then chronicle it by writing a newspaper article or making a timeline.
The American Experience: Alone on the Ice/Robert Peary
Here you can learn about Robert Peary, who discovered the North Pole along with Matthew Henson and four Inuit guides.
Four men set out to sail around the Arctic polar cap in an open boat. You can follow their experiences at this Web site.
Frozen Toes-Arctic Millennium Expedition
Here you can follow a team as they trek across Canada's Arctic.
Shackleton's Antarctic Odyssey
Ernest Shackleton led an expedition to the Antarctic that became one of history's great survival stories. Here you can learn about both Shackleton and a recent expedition that followed in his path.
Antarctic Philatelic Home Page
This Web site focuses on the postal history of Antarctica. You will find information about exploration at the South Pole under The Explorers.
2001 Antarctic Expedition
Spend eight weeks with an expedition that set out to learn about Antarctic seals.