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Hotz begins and ends his talk with poetic language about the place he calls “this planet’s last empty quarter.” Explore other images and accounts of Antarctica, and create an artistic response to what you uncover. Possibilities include poems, videos, short stories, original music and more. Good resources include: National Geographic: Your Antarctica Photos-- http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/your-antarctica-photos/

The Atlantic: Recent Scenes from Antarctica http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/03/recent-scenes-from-antarctica/100019/

Jon E. Lewis’s book The Mammoth Book of Antarctic Journeys (2012) Douglas R.G. Sellick’s book First Impressions: Antarctica(2001)

WAIS Divide Ice Core Project http://www.waisdivide.unh.edu/

Wall Street Journal: Mining for cold, hard facts: Scientists probe Antarctic ice to settle climate debates (05/29/2010) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704655004575114010457906340.html?KEYWORDS=wais+divide#articleTabs%3Darticle

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