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Carbon Dioxide & Krill: Impacts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What effects do temperature and carbon dioxide levels have on the zooplankton of Antarctica? This concluding lesson plan in a short unit on climate change and the ocean helps environmental scientists answer these questions. After...
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Cryosat Mission

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Beginning with general information on satellites and seasons, concluding with polar ice and the Cryosat Mission, this worksheet gives your earth scientists an opportunity to conduct some research. Most of the assignment consists of short...
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Graphing Sea Ice Extent in the Arctic and Antarctic

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students graph sea ice data and predict long term trends in the data. In this climate change lesson plan, students use sea ice data from the Arctic and Antarctic to construct line graphs. They use their graphs to predict the effects of...
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The Coldest Place at the Bottom of the World

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners examine Ernest Shackleton's journey through the Antarctic and trace Shackleton's Actual Route on a map using longitude and latitude coordinates. Students compare his intended route with his actual and determine how far off...
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Arctic vs. Antarctic

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students describe the properties of the Arctic and the Antarctic. They write a report citing the similarities and differences of the two regions. They make a Venn diagram showing what they know about each.
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The Antarctic Food Chain

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars explore the animals of Antarctica and the Antarctic food chain. They draw pictures of animals to include in a wall collage. Students illustrate the ecosystem's food web and discuss the importance of krill to the Antarctic...
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Arctic Passage

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students plan a survival pack for severe Antarctic weather. They identify items necessary for survival in cold climates and which factors play a parat in keeping warm in the cold.
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Environmental Issues in the Polar Regions

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore how environmental problems affect the polar regions, and they create magazine ads to educate the public about these problems and to convince people to pay more attention to human impacts on the Arctic and Antarctic.
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Growing Penguins

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students chart a penguins growth. In this development lesson, students learn basic information about the Antarctic and about Adelie penguins. Students watch a demonstration to see how penguins grow and then work in groups to draw a time...
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What Do People Know About the Arctic and Antarctic?: Geography, Polar Regions

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students research the landscapes, climates, and animal life of the polar regions. They then interview people to find out what they think and know about the regions.
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To the Ends of the Earth: Research in Polar Seas

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study famous explorers of the ploar regions and have a simulated polar exploration of their own. They describe the differences in terrain between the Arctic and Antarctic, and study the hardships imposed on polar explorers
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Expedition to the Poles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners pretend they have just returned from a year in the Arctic or Antarctic. They examine Web sites about these regions and expeditions to them, and create posters illustrating their experiences. They conclude by writing paragraphs.
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Ends of the Earth

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this earth worksheet, students study a chart comparing the Artic to the Antarctic. Using the information from the chart, students answer four multiple choice questions.
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A Vacation to the Polar Regions

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners participate in the National Geographic:Xpeditions Activity "The Arctic and Antarctic Circles" on the Internet. Through the included activities, the students investigate characteristics of the Polar regions including their...
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Leopard Seals and Penguins: A Delicate Balance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research basic information about leopard seals and the Antarctic ecosystem. They draw diagrams of the Antarctic food web and predict factors that could potentially change its structure. They write paragraphs describing their...
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Travel to the Polar Lands

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders receive an "Expedition Ticket" to travel through the Polar Regions- the Arctic and the Antarctic. They research polar bears and make drawings that are to scale.
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Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the physical changes of freezing water. They locate the continent of Antarctica. They finally describe the characteristics of someone who volunteers.
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Artic/Antarctic Animals

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create an organized report which includes specific information about their assigned animal. They use the Alpha Smarts program and Microsoft Word to create their reports.