Year 6 Antarctica: Twilight zone Find out about the significant variation in sunlight hours that occur across Antarctica and in comparison to other locations on Earth. Living in Antarctica Discover the challenges of living in the driest and windiest continent on Earth. Antarctic Adaptations Investigate how animals and plants survive the harsh Antarctic climate. Who owns Antarctica? Conduct an inquiry into factors or events that have influenced Australia’s connection to Antarctica. Travelling to Antarctica in the 20th century Students note the ways in which ships destined for Antarctica changed throughout the 20th century. Naming a new icebreaker Students research the naming conventions for ships and boats, then suggest and evaluate names for Australia’s new icebreaker.