Penguin Science

Understanding penguin response to climate and ecosystem change

Classroom Activities.

Summer 2022.   Our Penguin team has been cleared to go back to Antarctica this coming season (Oct-Feb). Wahoo ! ! and we are very excited to see what changes have occured in our absence.

Explore the resources  below to learn more about penguins, take part in our research or just have fun. Check out the Flag and Postcard projects and of course the always popular Nest Check.

Classroom Activites

Get a Postcard from Antarctica

Sept-Dec 2022.   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

Sept-Dec 2022. 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. HERE are the flags from this season. Go HERE to see flags from previous years

Adopt a penguin family - Nest Check

Nov-Jan. 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

Nov 4, 2022 – Jan 15, 2023. Every day a new adventure in Antarctica. Click HERE to see daily pictures and stories from the 2022 field season. Click HERE to see the Daily Journal from past seasons at Cape Royds.

penguin cam

Oct – Feb. 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

Click HERE to see fun pictures of penguins, whales, seals and ice. Something for everyone.


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.