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The Aurora: Inspiration for Art and Poetry Integration — Polar Patterns: Day, Night, and Seasons — Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears

The Aurora: Inspiration for Art and Poetry Integration — Polar Patterns: Day, Night, and Seasons — Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears | Polar Regions | Scoop.it

Ideas for exploring auroras through art and poetry.

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Classroom Magic: Are Mittens Warm?

Classroom Magic: Are Mittens Warm? | Polar Regions | Scoop.it

An inquiry science experiment. Lesson plans and organizer provided.

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Reading Rainbow: Snowy Day: Stories & Poems

LeVar travels to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It is a perfect spot for a few poetry readings and winter observations. Some of which include sledding down hills, pl...
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears

Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears | Polar Regions | Scoop.it

An on-line magazine for elementary teachers.  Check the back issues for tons of resources on the Polar Regions.  "Peoples of the Arctic" is especially helpful.  Lots of teacher resources, stories for kids, a list of books that relate to the topic, etc.  EXCELLENT!

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The Polar Regions

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A 3rd grade web activity.  Read each page and then print out the worksheet.  Includes fun polar links.

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The Wanderer - National Wildlife Federation

The Wanderer - National Wildlife Federation | Polar Regions | Scoop.it
Arctic fox, fox, climate change, hibernation, Baffin Island...
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Games Arcade - Ukaliq: The Arctic Hare

Games Arcade - Ukaliq: The Arctic Hare | Polar Regions | Scoop.it
Menu of interactive games included in Ukaliq: The Arctic Hare.
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Our Land, Our People

This is a video that has been 2 months in the making. I have been living the past 6 months in Canada's Arctic in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. It has been an exper...
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Antarctica Animals

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Explore the animals of Antarctica.  Almost all animal life there is dependent on the sea.  They are mainly warm blooded and tend to be pretty large.

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You will find useful information about the animals living in Antarctica 

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Crittercam: Virtual World Antarctica -- National Geographic

Crittercam: Virtual World Antarctica -- National Geographic | Polar Regions | Scoop.it
Explore National Geographic's Crittercams, cameras worn by wild animals. Build a Crittercam, play games, watch video, see pictures, and more.
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Discovering Antarctica - teaching and learning resources on Antarctica

Discovering Antarctica - teaching and learning resources on Antarctica | Polar Regions | Scoop.it
Interactive teaching and learning resources on Antarctica developed by RGS-IBG in partnership with BAS and supported by UK FCO.
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Arctic Animals

This is the fifth video in my series Animals of the World. This is one is centered around the Animals of the Arctic!!! Hope you Enjoy!!! Check back soon to s...
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Welcome to the Arctic Ocean

Crowning the top of the world, the frozen Arctic Ocean provides an unlikely home for a spectrum of enchanting creatures. Above the ice and below, beluga whal...
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Classroom Magic: Snowflake Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

Classroom Magic: Snowflake Mean, Median, Mode, and Range | Polar Regions | Scoop.it

A fun activity to reinforce mean median mode and range using snowflakes.  Also, check out her anchor chart for songs she uses to teach the definition of mean and range.

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Wilson Bentley Snow Flakes slide show

People didn't know how unique and beautiful snow flakes could be until Wilson B. took these amazing pictures and followed his dreams..... to learm more about...
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Magic School Bus In The Arctic

A field trip in the magic school bus to the arctic to learn how to survive in the extreme cold.

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Penguin Slide Show

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Penguins around the world.  Pictures and basic information about the different kinds of penguins.

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The Dog and the Polar Bear

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Why didn't the wild polar bear eat the chained husky?  An amazing true photo story.

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The Sky Is on Fire! Your Complete Visual Guide to the Northern Lights

The Sky Is on Fire! Your Complete Visual Guide to the Northern Lights | Polar Regions | Scoop.it
Norway has been witness to a dazzling light show this week. Here, we get a chance to see it from afar.
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The Owl and the Raven: An Inuit Legend

According to this Inuit legend the Raven was not always the jet-blackbird that it is today.
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How to build an igloo - A Boy Among Polar Bears - BBC

From the wonderful BBC documentary, A Boy Among Polar Bears, this video clip shows the young Inuit building his first igloo. Amazing free video clip from the...
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Dive and Discover : The Arctic Ecosystem : Related Links

Dive and Discover : The Arctic Ecosystem : Related Links | Polar Regions | Scoop.it
Most people know that Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth, with fewer than 1,000 people living there (none permanently). But did you know it is the world's largest desert? That it hosts huge volcanoes?
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Antarctica Interactive Map, Discover Antarctica - National Geographic Magazine

Antarctica Interactive Map, Discover Antarctica - National Geographic Magazine | Polar Regions | Scoop.it

Explore the bottom of the earth.  Enjoy the sights and sounds.  Meet the fearless explorers of this frozen frontier.

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Glaciers - The Extreme Ice Survey in Action

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Glaciers - The Extreme Ice Survey in Action - Educational videos and games for K-12 school kids...
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Arctic animals

Our first slideshow, dedicated to arctic animals. - Arctic fox - Polar bear - Arctic wolf - Harp seal - Walrus - Narwhal - Arctic hare - Snowy owl - Peary ca...
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