These sites include many facts about polar bears, including their diet, behavior, and habitat. Watch short movies about polar bears, listen to audio files of their ferocious roars, and see live footage of polar bears in a zoo. Includes some suggested classroom activities relating to polar bears, lesson plans, and an eTheme on tundras.
Learn fun facts about polar bears, then click on "Video" to see a short movie of a polar bear. Also, don't miss the audio link or the map showing the location of polar bears. NOTE: The site includes ads.
This site has many links to common questions about polar bears. Learn how they adapt to the cold as well as common myths. Download and print out a board game in the "Tools for Teachers" section of the site. Includes photos. NOTE: The site includes an online store.
This 20-page PDF explains the scientific classification, physical characteristics, behavior, communication, and more. NOTE: The reading level is for older students, with information being used by teachers.
These sites are about the types of climate, wildlife, and vegetation that are found in tundras. Locate tundras on maps and view photographs. Learn the difference between alpine and Arctic tundras. Includes classroom activities, video clips, and lesson plans. There are links to eThemes Resources on Arctic inhabitants, Arctic explorers, Alaska, Canada, and habitats.