In this Exploration Guide for students in grades 3-5, learn all about two incredible Arctic predators, polar bears and Arctic foxes.
Polar Habitat | National Geographic Kids
What is the Arctic, anyway? Explore one of the most extreme places on earth, and learn what animals in the Arctic must do to survive the freezing cold winters.View Polar Habitat | National Geographic Kids
Arctic | National Geographic Kids
Learn about a variety of Arctic animals! Which is your favorite? Play a game with a snowboarding fox, watch videos and learn about Native People of the Arctic.View Arctic | National Geographic Kids
Arctic Fox | Britannica Library for Children
Check out more fun facts about the arctic fox!View Arctic Fox | Britannica Library for Children
Arctic Fox Traveled More Than 2,700 Miles From Norway To Canada | NPR
Scientists are still learning new and fascinating things about Arctic foxes. One made its way from Norway to Canada, traveling up to 96 miles per day!View Arctic Fox Traveled More Than 2,700 Miles From Norway To Canada | NPR
Polar Bear | Britannica Library for Children
One of the most famous Arctic animals is the polar bear! Learn about polar bear habits, behavior and living conditions.View Polar Bear | Britannica Library for Children
Animals with Winter Coats! | SciShow Kids!
Watch this video to learn how animals in the Arctic use color-changing fur and feathers to camouflage year-round.View Animals with Winter Coats! | SciShow Kids!
Disappearing Act Camouflage Activity | Exploratorium
If you want to stay hidden, you’d better stay still! Animals use camouflage to prey or hide. It is only when they move that you have a chance of seeing them!View Disappearing Act Camouflage Activity | Exploratorium
The People of the Snow | Tumble Science Podcast for Kids
Why does it snow, where does it snow and why are snowflakes not the same size or shape? We jump into a pile of snow questions, and find a very different kind of science in the snowy Arctic. Kelly Elder, a snow hydrologist, tells the story of how scientists work with the Inuit people to understand how snow is changing in a warming world.View The People of the Snow | Tumble Science Podcast for Kids
Nunavut Animation Lab: Qalupalik | National Film Board of Canada
This animated short tells the story of Qalupalik, a part-human sea monster that lives deep in the Arctic Ocean and preys on children who do not listen to their parents or elders! Why would parents tell their children this story? What materials were used to make this film? Why do you think the author chose these materials? Can you think of other stories that are similar to this myth?View Nunavut Animation Lab: Qalupalik | National Film Board of Canada
Explore arctic environments, polar landscapes, animals and people in and around the North and South Poles. This is a nonfiction eBook that you can check out or place on hold with your Seattle Public Library card!
Format: eBookView Frozen Worlds