Touring the Poles

This Touring the Poles lesson plan also includes:

Would you want to vacation in the Arctic or Antarctic regions? Scholars research both regions and produce a travel brochure trying to convince tourists to visit. The project focuses on the geography, climate, flora, fauna, and indigenous people in both regions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Learn about current and past research in the polar regions here 
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a microphone and recording device
  • Provide plenty of time in the computer lab for researching and additional time for designing the brochures either on software or with art supplies
Pros

  • Includes a grading rubric
  • Offers tips for research, web sites, and timelines for each step of the project
Cons

  • None