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.Watch On-Demand >
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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Before, during, and after the event, use these resources to build background about polar bears and the tundra ecosystem.
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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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.
Grade Level: K-5Travel to the heart of the polar bear action just outside of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada to see these curious creatures in action and discover the science of polar bears.
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Grade Level: 6-12Take a trip to Canada for the annual polar bear migration. 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.
Grade Level: K-12The crew returns to Churchill, Manitoba, Canada for the annual polar bear migration to learn about the Arctic ecosystem, polar bear adaptations, sea ice habitat, climate change, and more.
Grade Level: 3-8Polar 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.