Penguin Awareness Day - 20th January 2024

Penguin Awareness Day helps to raise awareness about these flightless birds, their habitats and lifestyle. Use these resources to help explore the topic of penguins and their environment, across the STEM subjects.

Resources for primary level are towards the top of the list, with resources suited to older students beneath.



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Session 2 - Smartie The Penguin

In this session you and your child will be looking at an online safety story created by Childnet International for 3 to 7 year olds. You will join in with Mummy Penguin’s song and follow the adventures of Smartie the Penguin as he learns how to be safe on the internet. You will find a range of resources and...

Penguin Diversity: Mask Making (Age 5 to 7)

Through this fun and creative activity, from the ARKive collection, students learn about the different types of penguin species and how they are adapted, physically and behaviourally, to live in different environments. Each student is provided with the materials to make a mask showing one species of penguin, which...

British Antarctic Survey

A series of online interactive resources supporting learning about the Polar regions. Areas of learning are:  Discovering Antarctica  Discovering the Arctic  Geography  Antarctic wildlife  Antarctic Factsheet  Produced by the British Antarctic...

The discovery of the Antarctic ozone hole

In this set of activities, pupils will learn about ozone and the impacts – good and bad – it has on life on Earth.

Activities are:

  • finding out about ozone and how it is measured and introducing the story of the Antarctic ozone hole
  • investigating the effectiveness of sunscreen
  • ...