What Is Antarctica?
This link forms part of the NASA Knows! (Grades K-4) series. Antarctica is a desert continent and the coldest place on Earth. Antarctica is too cold for people to live permanently there. Antarctica is home to seals, penguins and many types of whales. NASA uses satellites to study Antarctica. Teams are sent to Antarctica to learn more about the planet Mars. Antarctica is a good place to find meteorites, as it is easier visible on the white ice. Interesting links available to learn more.