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67 resources with the concept polar bears

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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 1

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Engage young scientists in a study of climate change with a collections of lessons that combine online research with labs, videos, activities, nature walks, and a NASA data analysis tool to examine different Earth's systems and how they...
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I Speak for the Polar Bears!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Climate change and weather extremes impact every species, but this lesson focuses on how these changes effect polar bears. After learning about the animal, scholars create maps of snow-ice coverage and examine the yearly variability and...
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For Teachers 4th - 12th
Take a good look into the lives of bears in this video. It focuses on polar bears and kodiaks. Did you know the reflection of the sun is what makes polar bear fur white?
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Oceans: Arctic

For Teachers 4th - 8th
By 2100, it is projected that nearly all of the Arctic's sea ice will be lost. Explore this region and learn about the effects of global warming on our polar bears, ring seals, whales, and narwhals. What will happen to our arctic sea...
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Why Do Bears Sleep All Winter?

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Hibernation is the focus of a lesson that looks closely at bears. A read-aloud introduces the lesson's topic with an engaging picture book. A whole-class discussion answers who, what, where, when, why, and how bears hibernate. Scholars...
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Food for Thought: Climate Change and Trophic Cascades

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Learners examines the arctic food web with a short video about polar bears and an article about bears and warming temperatures. They design an arctic food web and discuss the trophic cascade that could come from climate change. 
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Word Search Match

For Students K - 5th Standards
Go beyond a traditional word search with a clue matching, word search combo. Scholars read clues, write the word that matches, then search for the word in a puzzle. Clues and words offer insight into the life of polar bears.
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Polar Bear Crossword

For Students K - 5th Standards
Show what you know about polar bears with a 10-question crossword puzzle. Questions pertain to a polar bears' habitat, food source, and more!
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Polar Bear Mask

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Youngsters are transformed into polar bears with this cut-out printable! In addition to a few quick facts about polar bears, such as their locations around the world and size, your learners will have the opportunity construct a fun polar...
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Bearly Any Ice

For Teachers 5th - 8th
After reviewing food chains, your class members participate in an arctic predator-prey game that exemplifies the impact of climate change of food availability. If you are in a hurry, skip this lesson, but if you have the time to...
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Arctic Survivor

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This game-based lesson explores the impact of climate change on polar bear habitats. Learners become polar bears and role play the gathering of needs for survival. An included “Changes to Habitat Spinner” determines one of the results of...
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My Mini Book About …

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This is one of several printable pages on which little life scientists can write out their research on an assigned animal. The highlighted page is for alligator research, but several other animal pages are included as other materials....
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Arctic Melt Time Lapse

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Arctic melt is revealed in this dramatic video that shows an arctic ice cap becoming open sea and islands. Its effects on polar bears are narrated. Great for an environmental studies class or simply to raise awareness of global warming.
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Polar Bears

For Students 2nd - 3rd
What do you know about polar bears? Get your youngsters writing about these majestic animals with this short writing activity. They simply use the six words provided to create a short story about the picture provided. Review the words...
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Polar Regions: Animals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a poster and present their polar region animal to the rest of the class. They begin by viewing a sample poster, and divide into groups. Students spend two days researching their animal and region.
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For Teachers 2nd - 4th
The Grizzly, Polar, and Panda are all types of bears; they are also the topic of this informative presentation. Each slide contains numerous facts about bear habitats, food resources, and characteristics. Fun photographs, sound, and...
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Polar Bear Adaptation

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students use polar bear images from Pics4Learning, along with information found on the Internet, to discover the reasons why polar bears are well adapted to their environment. In this well-conceived instructional activity, students view...
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Polar Bears in Peril - Climate Change Culprit?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the changes in sea ice over several years. In this life science lesson, students review and examine 20 years of data. They use Excel to graph data and analyze trends.
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Blubber Mittens:Adaptation to Cold Climates

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students get a first hand look at the benefit of a "blubber layer" in cold climates through a simulation using vegetable shortening and icy water. Through this simulation, students examine how adaptations help organisms survive.
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Worksheet: Environments of Past and Present

For Students 4th - 7th
After reading about how polar bears and camels are specifically adapted to their environments, young zoologists choose an animal and do the same. They work in groups to discuss how humans interact with their surroundings and then design...
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Animal Survival

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Viewers of this PowerPoint are introduced to endangered and extinct animals. They discover why apes, elephants, pandas, polar bears, rhinoceri, and marine turtles are threatened. Finally, ways that humans have and can make a difference...
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For Teachers 3rd - 4th
The camel, polar bear, penguin, golden eagle, shark, and ostrich are displayed as examples of animal that have adapted to their particular environments. Each slide has a picture of the animal and a bullet-style list of the animal's...
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Life in the Freezer

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In this global warming worksheet, climatologists examine a few possible results of climate change. There is no specific reading from which learners extrapolate the information needed to answer the questions, so you will need to preface...
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Why Polar Bears Are White

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners are introduced to the concept of camouflage and protective coloration as well as Arctic animals. They examine how color can help animals in the wild. Students discuss where polar bears live and why they are white.