By Carmella Van Vleet

The far off lands of the North and South Poles are tested during this revealing consultant, permitting childrens to discover the coldest locations on the earth from the heat in their houses. From polar exploration and penguins to Inuit cultures and the tundra, uncomplicated but thorough reasons are supplied for quite a number Arctic and Antarctic subject matters whereas copious vocabulary notes and enjoyable factoids enhance the fabric. greater than dozen interactive initiatives and experiments—ranging from making an Inuit boat, polar undergo paw prints, a version of a puppy igloo, middle of the night rations, and snowshoes—provide childrens an opportunity to work out polar rules in motion, with out significant grownup involvement or fancy fabrics.

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54 Penguins When the females arrive, they search for their mate. They locate their mate in the crowded rookery by listening Adelie: one of the two species of for his bray, or call. As you penguins that live on Antarctica. can imagine, the scene is Emperor: one of the two species of extremely noisy! penguins that live on Antarctica. colony: a community of penguins. Once the female finds the rookeries: areas where penguins set nest, she lays one or two up nests. eggs. The male takes first down: soft, fine feathers.

Make Your Own 1 Model of Mount Erebus Cut the plastic tub in half so it makes a shallow dish that’s about 1½ inches high. This will be your volcano’s crater. Volcano Supplies ❆ small plastic tub such as a margarine container, cleaned and dried 2 Cut the top one-third of your milk jug off. Keep the lid on but don’t cut off the handle. You won’t need the bottom of the milk jug so you can recycle it. ❆ scissors ❆ gallon milk jug with its lid, cleaned and dried 3 ❆ masking tape Set the plastic dish on top of the milk jug’s lid.

In danger. Emperors: The Big Daddy of Them All Emperor penguins are another species of penguins that many people are familiar with. This is because of their size. Emperors are the biggest penguins. 8 feet tall, about the same height as an average seven-year-old human! 56 Penguins Their large size helps protect them from the cold. Emperors have a dark, bluish-gray back and a yellow patch around toboggan: a kind of sled. their ears that fades into their indicator species: an animal so in white breast feathers.

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