What would you pack?

In this challenge we will explore the equipment YOU will need to take on your adventure to the Poles.

First, you will pick one Item for Living, one Tool for Science, and one Luxury item to pack from the 3 lists below. Report which three items you will bring with you and why you chose them!

Then, in the second step, you will watch the video associated with the Tools for Science item you selected. After watching the video, think about how the scientist shown in the video, or other scientists like them, can use that item for their research.

Which three items will you bring with you to the poles, and why?

Directions: Pick one Items for Living, one Tools for Science and one Luxury item to pack from the 3 lists below.

Items for Living
(Pick 1)
Tools for Science
(Pick 1)
Luxury and Mental Wellness
(Pick 1)
Warm and Waterproof jacket
Plastic (sample) bottles
Animal tags
Caulking gun
Other scientists
Your pillow
Favorite sweater

Now briefly describe which 3 items you will bring, and why you selected them!

Tools for Science Videos

Click on the link below to watch the video associated with the Tools for Science item you selected in the previous question.

  1. Trowel
  2. Fluorometer
  3. Plastic (sample) bottles
  4. Drill/auger (choose Video 1 or Video 2)
  5. Animal tags
  6. Caulking gun
  7. GPS
  8. Other scientists

Then, briefly report how a scientist uses that same item to help them in their research.