By Carmella Van Vleet
The remote lands of the North and South Poles are tested during this revealing advisor, permitting little ones to discover the coldest areas in the world from the heat in their houses. From polar exploration and penguins to Inuit cultures and the tundra, easy but thorough factors are supplied for more than a few Arctic and Antarctic issues whereas copious vocabulary notes and enjoyable factoids improve the cloth. greater than dozen interactive tasks and experiments—ranging from making an Inuit boat, polar undergo paw prints, a version of a puppy igloo, nighttime rations, and snowshoes—provide childrens an opportunity to determine polar ideas in motion, with no significant grownup involvement or fancy fabrics.
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They love to conserve energy during times where swim and sometimes will food is harder to find. do it just for fun. They can blubber: a layer of fat under a marine mammal’s skin used to help keep the hold their breath for up to animal warm. a minute and have been marine mammal: an animal that gives known to swim for hundreds birth, nurses its young, and can maintain a constant body temperature. It also of miles without rest! Polar lives in or near the sea and relies on the bears are also great climbers.
8 Now, glue feathers to the owl’s wings. You can also glue feathers to the rest of the body if you’d like. 9 Finally, poke holes near the tip of each wing. Thread the ends of the string through the holes. Make a knot behind each hole so the string doesn’t slip out. Now your snowy owl is ready! To get it to fly, simply pull the string up and down to flap the wings. 43 Polar Bears T he Arctic is ﬁlled with many animals, but none is more powerful, majestic, or feared than the polar bear. For all practical purposes, male and female polar bears are the King and Queen of the Arctic.
They also have a fantastic sense of smell. They can smell a seal from 20 miles away! Polar Bear Life Polar bears have no enemies other than humans armed with weapons. They can—and do—eat pretty much whatever they want. Their diet includes seals, fish, small walruses, Arctic foxes, sea birds, musk oxen, geese, caribou, and plants like grass and seaweed. But their all-time favorite food is seal. A polar bear will wait patiently, often for hours, by a seal’s air hole. Sometimes they hide behind a pile of snow or lie down in a shallow hole they’ve dug out of the ice.
Amazing Arctic & Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself series) by Carmella Van Vleet