**This is the chapter slice "Location Gr. 5-8" from the full lesson plan "Antarctica"** Go on an exhibition to the South Pole as you explore the harsh climate of Antarctica. Study the ice, atmosphere, magnetic field, and greenhouse effect over this vast continent. Draw the locations of research stations inhabiting Antarctica. Understand how Antarctica's temperatures can result in surface ice two miles thick. Become a scientist and research the atmosphere above Antarctica. Find ways in which scientists move around Antarctica without roads or highways. Compare Antarctica's active volcano, Mt. Erebus, with others found around the world, like Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Vesuvius. View the continent as seen from Earth with a globe view map. Aligned to your State Standards and the Five Themes of Geography, additional maps, crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.