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Science on Shackleton’s Expedition
Science on Shackleton’s Expedition
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Science on Shackleton’s Expedition

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton led an expedition across Antarctica in 1914. Did you know that science played a big role in this dangerous journey? Learn how weather patterns affected the explorer in Antarctica. Find out the science behind Shackleton’s ship, The Endurance. And discover how modern technology is being used to find out even more about this adventure more than 100 years later.

PublisherCapstone Press
BrandCapstone Captivate
Age Level8-11 Years
Reading LevelGrades 4-5
Trim Size7 x 9
Page Count48



School Library Journal - Suzanne Costner, Fairview Elementary School, Maryville, TN

"Looking at historical events through a science lens provides a unique viewpoint. Discussions include the effects of scientific principles and processes, as well as the technology used to overcome problems. Students will learn how ocean currents affected the Mayflower and the Antarctic expedition or why Egyptian priests and Oregon Trail travelers had to fight bacterial decay. . . .An informative look at history and science that shows the connection between the two areas of knowledge." - School Library Journal

November 1, 2021

Tammy Enz

Tammy Enz

Tammy Enz became a civil engineer because of her awe of the massive steel bridges that spanned the Mississippi River. She just had to figure out how they worked. Today, she still likes tinkering and figuring out how things work. When she isn't tinkering, she fixes up old houses and conducts experiments in her garden and kitchen. Most of all, she loves reading books about anything and everything and asking 'why?'

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