Sir Douglas Mawson

 

This is a fantastic interactive site.  A must see!
"Our virtual visit to Antarctica begins with some historical background. Visit 'In the Footsteps of Sir Douglas Mawson', an online exhibition of Mawson's life. The exhibition includes archival photos of Mawson in Antarctica as well as information about his epic sledge journey and his contribution to Australian society in other areas."  http://www.mawson.sa.gov.au/ie.htm

 

 

An excellent site from CAP
http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/bb_site_intro/stage2_Modules/TimeTravel/Sir_Douglas_Mawson.html  includes Comprehension style worksheet
http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/bb_site_intro/stage2_Modules/TimeTravel/Douglas_Mawson_Work_Sheet.html

 

Share the Journey - Mawson

 

Lots of information at South Pole.com

 

Cool Antarctica - Mawson

 

Antarctic Connection with a link showing the Mawson Base in Antarctica with a web cam!
http://www.antarcticconnection.com/antarctic/stations/mawson.shtml

Also forecast http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/89564.html

 

The wonderful Wikipedia on Mawson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Douglas_Mawson

 

Career Highlights
http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P000631b.htm

 

Worksheets
Comprehension style http://www.lakemunmor-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/onlineworksheets/stage%203/famausts/ksmith_mawson.htm from their Online work sheets.

Teaching and Learning Activities  http://www.sofweb.vic.edu.au/claypoles/hist/units.htm

TSOF  http://www.tsof.edu.au/resources/units/nation/Mawson.pdf as part of a Famous Australians task from
http://www.tsof.edu.au/resources/units/nation/activities.asp

 

Interview Mawson - Task.

 

ABC Net - in detail

 

Wayne
Jan. 2006

Photos from http://image.sl.nsw.gov.au/ 
and http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an11279228
 

Index

Wayne at R-7school info
Updated Feb. 2006
Comments or additional links to :- wrschoolatfastmail.fm