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Tundra Connections

Living with Polar Bears | Virtual Field Trip
Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

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Polar bears are uniquely adapted to live in the Arctic. They have many traits that help them not only survive, but thrive, in some of the coldest places on the planet. #CelebratewithDE and join us to learn about these wondrous creatures and how living among them presents challenges and opportunities.

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Living with Polar Bears Virtual Field Trip

Join students from across the country for this special event!


Since 2010, Discovery Education has teamed up with Polar Bears International to host a series of shared learning experiences to engage students and inspire their interest in studying the science of polar bears and their Arctic habitat.

Curious Creatures: Polar Bears on the Tundra Virtual Field Trip

Grade Level: K-5
Come experience the polar bear-packed tundra with Polar Bears International and Discovery Education. Travel to the heart of polar bear action just outside of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada to see these curious creatures in action and discover the science of polar bears in the first of two 2020 Tundra Connections virtual events.

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The Phenomena of Polar Bears Migration Virtual Field Trip

Grade Level: 6-12
From the migration patterns of polar bears to the magic of the northern lights, the Arctic is filled with fascinating phenomena. Take a trip to Canada for the annual polar bear migration to learn all about the science of polar bears and their Arctic habitat in the second 2020 Tundra Connections virtual event designed for middle and high school students. Join Polar Bears International and the Discovery Education team to connect with scientists, learn about the connections between climate change and habitats, and see polar bears in their natural Arctic ecosystem on the shores of the Hudson Bay.

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Instructional Activities to Support Your Viewing Experience

Build background knowledge about polar bears, the tundra ecosystem, and more with grade-appropriate digital curriculum resources.

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If you have Discovery Education, you can find these resources in service:

You can also find a wealth of instructional resources in Polar Bears International’s Education Center.

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