(c) PHOTO Mireille de la Lez from Vanishing World - The Endangered Arctic
Polar bears and the organisms they depend on for food are all part of Earth's living system. If that their habitat changes and makes it difficult for polar bears to find food and shelter, then it may not be friendly to many other species, including humans. We can look at the polar bears' problems as a warning for ourselves.
Diagram from Arctic Ocean Diversity website.
- Poster paper and crayons
- A little bit of imagination and creativity!
How to prepare
- Using the Discussion Questions listed below, get students thinking about how learning about polar bears can help people understand more about climate change.
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