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Polar Expeditions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the implication of polar exploration. In this polar exploration lesson, students research the expeditions that Admiral Peary, Dr. Cook, Captain Scott, and Roald Amundsen made to the North and South Poles. Students...
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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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Why Amundsen Killed His Dogs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use Internet, video and text resources to gather information about the Amundsen/Scott race for the South Pole in 1911-12, dog sledding, and the ethical treatment of animals for science. They set up a debate to determine the...
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Buried in Ice: The Mystery of a Lost Arctic Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils read a novel about a lost arctic expedition by Sir John Franklin. In groups, they discuss the author's quest to determine what happened to Franklin and his crew. Using the internet, they compare and contrast the expeditions by...
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Tied Up In Knots

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Challenge scholars to tie knots like a sailor. With help from tutorials and plenty of practice, learners tie the perfect reef knot, clove hitch, bowline and more!
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Hunt the Fact Monster #30

For Students 3rd
In this search engine worksheet, 3rd graders will need to use factmonster.com to discover answers. Students will respond to 10 short answer questions using the given website.
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Break an Egg

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars research antarctic wildlife and create a diorama and fact sheet to present their research to the class. They create an Antarctic explorer's journal.
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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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Setting and Steps In A Process

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a short text about a Norwegian explorer in the South Pole. Students answer 8 multiple choice questions.
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Antarctica I

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore exploring and expiditions then simlate their own on campus. They divide into small "expedition groups." Have each team report back to the class about their expeditions, using written, oral, or videotaped presentations.
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Scott of the Antarctic

For Students 7th - 11th
In this global studies learning exercise, students read a 6-paragraph selection titled, "Scott of the Antarctic" about explorer Robert Scott. Students respond to 6 multi-step questions regarding the article.
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Biomes: Arctic Changes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study global warming and its effects on the Arctic.  In this biomes lesson students write in their journals about the impact of global warming. 

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