Penguin Science

Understanding penguin response to climate and ecosystem change

Classroom Activities.

Sept 2021.  COVID has delayed many of our classroom activities, but we are going forward with the POSTCARD Project.  See below to get a postcard from Antarctica.

Explore the resources  below to learn more about penguins, take part in our research or just have fun. Check back in 2022 when we hope to be live from the penguins at Cape Royds, Antarctica.

Classroom Activites

Get a Postcard from Antarctica

Sept 2021.   Make a penguin post card. Self address and stamp it. Send it to us in Antarctica and we will return it to you with the valuable Antarctica postmark .Click HERE for more information. Go HERE to see postcards from previous years.

Fly your flag in front of the penguins

Make a penguin flag, Send it to us and we will fly it in front of the penguins at Cape Royds. Click HERE for more information. Go HERE to see flags from previous years

Adopt a penguin family - Nest Check

Follow along with penguin parents as they raise thier chicks at Cape Royds breeding colony Nov 10 through Jan 15. Click HERE to select your family.

penguin breeding colony, adelie penguins, Cape Royds,

Daily Journal

Every day a new adventure in Antarctica. Daily pictures and stories from the field. Click HERE to see the daily journal from the past 3 seasons at Cape Royds,

penguin cam

See daily pictures of our Adelie penguin breeding colony at Cape Royds. Click HERE to see the pictures and  HERE to follow the weather.

Pictures and videos

Penguins, whales, seals and ice. Something for everyone.

Coming soon

Ask a Question about penguins

Click here to see our FAQ page. If you have a question email us at

Classroom ready powerpoints

Teach your students about penguins, Talking points included. Click HERE to see the list of powerpoints.

CItizen Science Penguin Projects

Click HERE to help researchers count Antarctic penguins in their colonies.

Click HERE  or HERE to see  where your favorite penguins live.

More citizen science projects

Click HERE to see other citizen science projects for your students.