Teaching overview

Learning points

  • Space satellites have discovered huge canyons beneath one of Antarctica’s ice shelves.
  • The Seabin is a floating bin designed to suck in litter and waste from water in harbours.
  • NASA is working on its new Mars Rover, which is due to launch in 2020.

Curriculum keywords

  • Earth
  • Environment
  • Pollution
  • Space

Spark a discussion

  • What have space satellites discovered beneath Antarctica’s ice?
  • What is the Seabin designed to do?
  • What is NASA due to launch in 2020?

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