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Animals: Emperor Penguins Discuss this eTheme.

These sites are about Emperor Penguins, their life cycle, and their habitat in the Antarctic. Includes video and audio files, photographs, essays, factual information, two interactive quizzes, crafts (including origami), and more. Also includes links to the eThemes resource on Antarctica and one about penguins in general.

Grades

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  • 2

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Learn about the Emperor Penguin's breeding cycle and why they choose to live in the harsh conditions of the Antarctic winter. Includes many photographs. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to merchandise which is for sale.
This brief essay about Emperor Penguins covers all of the main points of discussion and is written at an elementary reading level. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to a gift shop.
Learn interesting facts about Emperor Penguins, including: feeding habits, reproduction, general behavior and more. Also includes many photographs and graphics.
Read about the characteristics, diet, habitat and breeding of Emperor Penguins. NOTE: This site includes ads.
See 59 photos and 5 videos of Emperor Penguins, and read the Emperor Penguin fact file. The fact file can be printed. Includes information on conservation efforts. The site also includes links to related species within the ARKive site, as well as related external links. NOTE: This site links to blogs and social networking sites.
Learn about the lives of Emperor Penguins, who live in frozen Antarctica year round. Includes a brief article, images, maps, a video, and a printable page. Advance to the next page/image by clicking on the arrows. NOTE: This site includes banner and other ads for National Geographic items.
See how Emperor Penguins find their food in this video as scientists use a "crittercam" to solve the mystery of the penguins' feeding habits, and learn about the challenges these birds face as their habitat changes.
This site includes nine brief videos about the life cycle of the Emperor Penguin. Scroll down to the middle of the page to access the videos. Click on the image or text such as "Penguin Tourism", "Reunited", "Penguins Can Fly", etc. to view. Advance to more videos by clicking on the arrow icons to the left or right of the row of images.
This is a full-color representation of the Emperor Penguin's life cycle. Click on any of the numbers in the row at the bottom of the page to view more photographs of Emperors.
Test your knowledge about Emperor and other penguins by answering these ten questions in an interactive penguin quiz.
Find out about the harsh weather in Antarctica where Emperor Penguins live. Also learn how seabirds hunt and if the secrets trapped in ice will lead to a discovery of life on Mars. NOTE: This site includes banner ads for PBS.
Listen to some of the sounds that you might hear in Antarctica, including an Emperor Penguin rookery. Click on one of the arrows near the top right of the screen to scroll to the next page and then click on "Play" to hear.
This site presents a brief summary of the Emperor Penguin and includes a printout. NOTE: This site includes banner and other ads.
Make a penguin from an egg carton, make a penguin hat, or choose from other activities. Also includes crossword puzzles, anagrams, mazes, coloring pages, and more. NOTE: This site includes banner and other ads and links to social networking sites. Also, there are links to religious holiday pages (such as Advent and Christmas) which include religious content.
Students can test their reading comprehension with this "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" type game from Quia.
This downloadable and printable PDF includes vocabulary terms from "The Emperor's Egg" and a matching exercise.
This online resource includes links to a variety of activities about penguins such as: a teacher's guide, crafts, coloring pages, and more. NOTE: Some of the links on this page are broken. Also, browser must have Adobe Acrobat and Javascript enabled to view and print some of the pages. And, this site links to pages which include banner and other ads.
This site includes instructions on how to make a penguin origami craft. NOTE: This site includes banner ads, other types of ads, and sponsored links. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
Learn about the lives of penguins including their habitat, their adaptation to the environment, and their amazing ability to swim. See a live view of penguins from a Webcam and watch videos of penguins swimming and walking. These sites have factual information, photographs, and suggested classroom activities. Includes links to eThemes resources on Antarctica and the book "Mr. Popper's Penguins."
Learn about life in Antarctica including the climate, explorers, animals, geographic features, and current scientific expeditions. Take a virtual tour of this cold continent and view 360-degree images. Includes an eThemes resource on penguins and two eThemes resources on the arctic.

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