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Lesson: Polar Bears


Author: mimi m
Subject Area: Science
Grade Level: 1 - 12

Introduction

Welcome, Wizard. I hope you will find this information useful and helpful to your independent research about polar bears.

Goals

You will learn important information about polar bears.

Directions

As you go through each activity you will learn something new about polar bears. It is important that you record any questions that you have as you go along. After you have finished, you may want to come back to these questions because they may point the way for new research.


Background Builder Background

Title: Facts about PB URL: http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/pb_primary.htm
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Title: Nature Works URL: http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/polar.htm
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Vocabulary Builder Vocabulary


Message: As you read more and more you will learn many new words and your vocabulary will grow and grow. You have already begun to encounter new words in your polar bear research. Let's keep a list of new words and their definitions.
Vocabulary Words:
climate noun - the weather in a particular region


Activity: HABITAT


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Goals

Wizard, after reading this you will know where polar bears live, and you will know a little bit more about the climate in which they live.

Directions

In the left hand corner type any questions that occur to you as you read. You can also type in anything that you think is very interesting.



Activity: Polar Bears


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Goals

Welcome back, Wizard. Today you will learn some important basic facts about polar bears.

Directions

When you have finished reading, make notes about the new facts that you learned about polar bears. Then sum up what you already knew about polar bears. And finally, what new words do you want to add to your vocabulary list?



Activity: Polar Bears activity


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Goals

This is a little puzzle that reviews some of what you learned about polar bears.

Directions

In your notebook, copy and complete the sentences with the correct word. Tricky: See if you can line up the words so that the letters spell the mystery word.




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