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What Can You Learn from a Polar Bear? | Virtual Field Trip
November 9th, 2022 | 12 PM ET/11 AM CT

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What Can You Learn from a Polar Bear?

November 9th, 2022 | 12 PM ET/11 AM CT
Travel to Churchill, Manitoba with DE to learn about the polar bear’s environment and the people who share it. On this live Virtual Field Trip, we’ll discover what enables this unique species to survive in the arctic tundra, explore different ways you can work with polar bears, and identify how you can protect polar bears and our planet.

Polar Bear Q&A

November 9th, 2022 | 1:30 PM ET/12:30 PM CT
Does your class have questions about polar bears? Our team has answers! Join this live chat to ask your questions to polar bear scientists and learn what other students around the world are studying. This informal question and answer session is your chance to hop on Tundra Buggy One as we explore the arctic ecosystem and the animals that depend on it.

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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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