Who was Sir Ernest Shackleton?

In this lesson, we will learn all about the incredible adventures of Sir Ernest Shackleton. He wanted to be the first man to reach the South Pole. Sadly, after 4 attempts to get there, he never made it. During this lesson, we look back at the heroic journey Shackleton and his team took, trying to reach the South Pole.

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Q1.How many women were considered for the spaceflight mission?

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Q2.How old was Valentina Tereshkova when she went into space?

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Q3.Why did the Soviet space program not want Valentina to return to space?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many women were considered for the spaceflight mission?

1/4

Q2.How old was Valentina Tereshkova when she went into space?

2/4

Q3.Why did the Soviet space program not want Valentina to return to space?

3/4

Q4.What was the mission called that Valentina was the pilot of?

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Who was Sir Ernest Shackleton? - End of Lesson Quiz

Here is your end of lesson quiz. Let's see how much you have learnt about Sir Ernest Shackleton! Thank you for sailing to the Antarctic with me.

Q1.How many times did Shackleton try to reach the South Pole?

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Q2.What was Shackleton's ship called on his 3rd journey to the South Pole?

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Q3.Why did Endurance sink?

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Q4.What island did the 22 men live on while Shackleton went for help in Georgia?

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Q5.What did Shackleton and his team do when they abandoned their ship? Choose 2.

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Who was Sir Ernest Shackleton? - End of Lesson Quiz

Here is your end of lesson quiz. Let's see how much you have learnt about Sir Ernest Shackleton! Thank you for sailing to the Antarctic with me.

Q1.How many times did Shackleton try to reach the South Pole?

1/5

Q2.What was Shackleton's ship called on his 3rd journey to the South Pole?

2/5

Q3.Why did Endurance sink?

3/5

Q4.What island did the 22 men live on while Shackleton went for help in Georgia?

4/5

Q5.What did Shackleton and his team do when they abandoned their ship? Choose 2.

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

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