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In this video, Jonathan treks all the way to Antarctica to investigate life south of the polar circle. Along the way he dives in the majestic kelp forests of Patagonia, where crabs rule the sea floor. Once he arrives in Antarctica, his adventures continue. He swims with penguins, dives under an iceberg, meets a massive jellyfish 3 feet across, and has an incredible encounter with a Leopard seal, the apex predator of Antarctica. Part 2 finds Jonathan continuing his exploration of Antarctica including an encounter with a Leopard seal. This program won a New England Emmy Award! Please see the accompanying lesson plan for educational objectives, discussion points and classroom activities.

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    Oceanography,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Biological science,icebergs,Leopard seals,Antarctic blenny,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-091,Antarctic peninsula,sponges,Life Science,Informal Education,Higher Education,Middle School,Elementary School,South Atlantic Ocean,jellyfish,Lemaire channel,Humpback whales,jelly,Antarctica,High School,Science and society,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120910142010722T,Pre-Kindergarten,Geoscience,Drake passage

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