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Polar Regions – Teacher Resources

Explore the vast regions of the Arctic and Antarctica with these printables, lesson plans, quizzes, and activities for kindergarten through twelfth grade. Discover the many ways polar bears and people have adapted to survive in the harsh environment. You'll find literature guides for books about the Arctic, and reading comprehension passages on animals and ecology. Introduce students to the polar climate with hands-on science activities for winter weather.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons

Animals of the Arctic Mini-Lesson
Animals of the Antarctic Mini-Lesson
More Mini-Lessons

Digital Books

Eyewitness: Arctic & Antarctic
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Life Science
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Earth Science

Quizzes

Types of Snow Quiz

Printables

Polar Bears Reading Warm-Up
Animal Research and Writing
Winter and Summer Solstices in the Arctic Circle
How Do Animals Adapt to Seasonal Change? -- Activity 4.12
Emperor Penguins Reading Warm-Up
Map of the Arctic & Antarctica
Animal Research - Plan Ahead
More Polar Region Printables

Activities for Art Class

Let It Snow!
Hands & Feet Reindeer Heads
Homemade Snow Globes

Activities for Math Class

How Can You Make a Thermometer?

Literature & Language Arts Activities

Stone Fox: A Collection of Lessons
Hibernation Report Outline
Distant Enemy
NSTA Recommends -- Interdisciplinary Connections for Grades K-8
Little Cliff and the Cold Place
More Polar Literature & Language Arts Activities

Polar Regions Animal Resources

Camouflage
Julie's Wolf Pack Reader's Guide
Cub's Big World Story Hour Kit
What Animal Do I Admire?
More Animals – Teacher Resources

Winter Resources

Glacial Pressure
Observing Crystals
Snow Journals
Viewing Snowflakes
Winter Weather Across America
Understanding the Aurorae
More Winter – Teacher Resources

Social Studies Resources

Map of Antarctica
Peary, Henson, and the North Pole
Tourists on Antarctica
Animals of the Antarctic Word Power
The White Darkness Reading Guide
More Social Studies

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