COLD WEATHER!. Arctic. Greenland. North Pole. Canada. South Pole. Antarctica. Antarctica. Today, our temperature is…. Can you guess what it is in Antarctica?. In Antarctica, the highest temperature is in the Summer and is about -25 degrees Celsius. Temperatures. Temperatures.
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Today, our temperature is….
Can you guess what it is in Antarctica?
In Antarctica, the highest temperature is in the
Summer and is about -25 degrees Celsius.
In Antarctica, the lowest temperature is in the
Winter and is about -65 degrees Celsius.
It is the coldest place on earth!
The Frozen Desert...
The thickest ice in Antarctica is 4,776 meters.
The sun does shine in the Summer in Antarctica but
there is no sun at all in Winter. It is completely dark!
It can’t rain in Antarctica because it is too cold!The rain water freezes and it snows instead.However, it does not snow that often in Antarctica. There is less than 4 cm per year.
Clouds and skies
People cannot live in Antarctica like they do in England. It is much too cold!It is home to only 4,000 people who are there to research the environment. They travel by snow mobile or by air and camp in pyramid tents or small huts.
Anybody in Antarctica must wear LOTS OF LAYERS OF CLOTHING TO KEEP WARM!
They must wear special HATS, SOCKS, SCARFS, BOOTS and MITTENS too!
They must also eat lots to keep up their energy!
FROST BITE: When parts of the body partially freeze.
SNOW BLINDNESS: This happens if you spend too long
looking at the bright white snow or ice.
HYPOTHERMIA: When you get too cold!!!
They can survive
because they have
about 6 cm of blubber.
They have special
blood they stops the
fish from freezing.
They have lots of fat and feathers to
keep warm but even the penguins have
to leave in the Winter.
Like the seals, they have thick
layers of fat and blubber!