The Endurance22 Expedition is aiming to locate the wreck of Endurance, the lost ship of polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton
The Endurance22 Expedition is aiming to locate the wreck of Endurance, the lost ship of polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, and is scheduled to depart for Antarctica’s Weddell Sea from Cape Town, South Africa, on 5 February 2022.
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is working with Endurance22 to produce free resources for Key Stage 1 and 2 geography and history lessons, which will draw on the Society’s Collections of polar maps, photographs, documents, and artefacts.
These resources will allow pupils to explore changes in polar exploration from the early 20th Century to today and the different motivations for why people visit Antarctica, as well as this continent’s unique frozen environment.
The resources will be available here and also within our resources section in due course. You can sign up to our Primary Teacher mailing list to find out when the resources are released.
View the Endurance22 website
Live tracker: Follow the route of the Endurance22 expedition vessel S.A. Agulhas II
For more resources on Antarctica and the Weddell Sea see:
Discovering the Weddell Sea - Education for Antarctic Conservation
Exploring Shackleton's Antarctica KS2 teaching resource
Reach the world - expedition partner
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