Antarctic man. No. 1. Fears do not kill you

Australia, 1983

TV show
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This is a two-part documentary about an international group of scientists who organised an expedition to the Antarctic. For three months they measured the stresses of Antarctic life on body and mind. Part 1 deals with the laboratory phase of the expedition as the scientists subject themselves to some gruelling experiments to discover the limits of their endurance. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

ABC-TV (Australia). Natural History Unit

Australia. Antarctic Division

producer/director

David Parer

Duration

00:54:52:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016888

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Adaptation (Biology)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Survival skills

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Adaptability (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cold - Physiological effect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychology - Experiments

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Stress (Physiology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Survival skills

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Survival skills

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Adaptation (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientific expeditions

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientists

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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