The polar seas play a vital role in driving the global conveyor, carrying nutrients, heat and oxygen around the globe which allow life to flourish in the oceans. Simon Boxall of the National Oceanography Centre explains the process of ocean circulation.
Part of:XL Catlin Oceans Education
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X-Curric | Ages 7 - 11
Based on journeys undertaken by real explorers and scientists, the Frozen Oceans (Primary) education programme is designed to introduce students to what life is like in the High Arctic.
Geography | Ages 11 - 14
The Frozen Oceans Geography resources are designed to take 11-14-year-olds on a journey to the Arctic following the expedition team on the 2011 Catlin Arctic Survey.
Science | Ages 11 - 14
The Frozen Oceans Science resources introduce working scientifically concepts and skills to 11-14-year-olds through enquiry-based lessons which replicate work done by field scientists in the Arctic.