• Reading Levels 3 - 5

Have we found new life?

Half a mile beneath polar ice sheets, life is stirring. The odds are against it: the water is -2C and the open ocean is miles away and the sun is absent. But somehow, it is thriving. This new film describes how scientists discovered the mysterious new life that could change our understanding of the world forever. Activities Imagine you have discovered a new creature lurking in the dark while exploring under the Antarctic ice. Write a diary entry describing the experience and then draw a picture of the creature. Label its features and explain how they help it survive so far underwater.Hollywood science fiction films often look to the deep for their alien beasts and landscapes. Design a monster inspired by the newly-discovered Antarctic creatures.

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