Antarctica: A Year on Ice

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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age 9+

Incredible docu captures human details of remote existence.

PG 2014 91 minutes

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age 8+

Slow pace, interesting facts

My class watched this documentary during our lunchtime "documentary club". It related to a unit about the Arctic and Antarctic ecosystems. It was very interesting to see the different types of jobs that need to be done in Antarctica, especially since many informational texts for this age only mention scientists living there. The pace was slow, so it may not be very engaging unless children are particularly interested in this topic.

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