North and South Poles Teacher Resources

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Earth's Poles

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Earth's Poles worksheet, students survey, examine and dissect the North and South Magnetic Poles, the Earth's axis and summarize the Aurora legends. Students research six directives involving space weather and predicting answers.
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World Map and Globe-Equator, North Pole, and South Pole

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students identify the Equator, North Pole, and South Pole on a map. In this geography lesson, students use a world map and circle the North and South Pole. Students locate the Equator on a globe and use a map marker to highlight it.
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North And South Pole Venn Diagram

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this compare and contrast learning exercise learners use a Venn diagram. Students compare and contrast the North Pole and the South Pole. No information is provided.
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Weather and Climate of South Korea

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students compare weather in two opposite cities.  In this weather analysis lesson, students create line graphs for the weather patterns of South Korea and their hometown.  Students write up comparisons between the different cities.
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Polar Adventure: Read All About It!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate reports of an adventure to the North Pole or the South Pole and then chronicle it by writing a newspaper article or making a timeline. The focus is placed on a recent or historic expedition to the region selected.
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Earth's Magnetic Field: Compass Poles

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
You'll be strangely drawn to this activity! Physical science pupils learn how compasses work in an interesting interactive. The content covers magnetic poles, Earth's magnetic field, and what would happen if Earth's poles swapped places.
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Which Way is North?

For Students 4th - 8th
In this magnets worksheet, students explain how they would determine the north and south poles of a magnet. This worksheet has 3 short essay questions.
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Brrrr! Expeditions to the North and South Poles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars examine the first successful explorations of the North and South Poles, through a study of the four men who accomplished them. They present the fruits of their research on posters, or with PowerPoint presentations.
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The Magnetometer

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students build an instrument. In this magnetism lesson, students learn about the north and south poles of magnets and build a magnetometer that detects the direction of a magnetic field.
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True North, Magnetic North

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars explain why compass angles need to be corrected for regional magnetic variation. They observe the difference between magnetic and true north. Each student measures the angle of variation for a town in a different state.
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The North and South Magnetic Poles

For Students 7th - 9th
In this north and south magnetic poles worksheet, students read about the presence of auroras over the earth's magnetic poles as opposed to the geographic poles. Students use 2 photographs taken by the IMAGE FUV and the Polar instruments...
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Electricity/Magnetism

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore magnets as fundamental parts of generators and how they are used to produce current electricity. They distinguish between the north and south pole of magnets and the difference between repel and attract. Students...
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Orienteering

For Teachers K - 12th
Students identify and analyze the various parts of the compass, including the bezel, capsule, and magnetic needle. Students explain the purpose of using a compass and locate the direction of North and South. Students show correlated...
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Earth's Features

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this geography worksheet, students label a map of the world with the Arctic Circle, Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Equator, North Pole, South Pole, and the Antarctic Circle.
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Terrabagga Activity Using a Magnetometer

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Clever! Earth science learners construct a model of a planet containing a magnetic core. The planet, Terrabagga, is made out of a paper grocery bag, magnets, a dead D battery, and rubber bands. Pictures of each step of the construction...
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Terra Bagga

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
One way to identify possible volcanic activity on other planets is by testing the planet for magnetism. A science lesson begins with pupils constructing their own planet from a dead battery, magnets, paper, and tape before labeling the...
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Magnetic Earth

For Students 4th - 6th
In this magnetic Earth activity, students learn how a compass works with the magnetic poles of the Earth. This activity has 4 short answer questions.
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Making a Magnetic Compass

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students create magnetic compass. In this science lesson plan, students test magnetic north using a needle, magnet, ball of clay, water, and piece of cork.
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Lesson #7 Exploring Magnetic Poles (Part 2)

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore magnetic force putting like and unlike poles together. In this magnets lesson plan, students work with a partner to describe what "repel" and "attract" feel like, then complete a related worksheet.
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To the Pole Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 6th
In this To the Pole vocabulary worksheet, students respond to 5 matching and 5 crossword puzzle questions. Students are also asked to write a story.
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The Magnetometer

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Physical or earth science pupils prepare a magnetometer by inducing magnetism into a pair of straight pins. As the pins hang from a thread, they can be used to detect the magnetic field or poles of a magnet. They could also be used as a...
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Equator, North Pole, and South Pole

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify the Equator, North Pole, and South Pole on the globe. In this map skills instructional activity, students use a globe marker to locate specific locations on the globe. Students find where they live in relation to the...
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Magnets on a Stick: A Magnetic Force Demonstration Device

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why do some magnets attract while others repel? Scholars use clearly labeled permanent magnets to explore the attractive question. They compare the behavior of like versus opposite poles to find the answer.
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Coriolis Effect: Flying... South?

For Students 9th - 12th
It turns out there's a lot more to heading south for the winter for migratory birds! Study the Coriolis Effect with a fun, hands-on teaching tool. Pupils take to the skies as a small red bird bound for the tropics from his frosty home at...

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