Cold Regions ~ Jr FLL

~Cold Regions of the World~

-Jr. FLL Neverending Season

 

Week 1: Different Locations

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polar_regions_of_Earth
  2. http://www.wonderslist.com/10-of-the-worlds-coldest-places/
  3. Color in a map with some of the coldest places in the world picked out
  4. How do you think your life would be different if you lived in a very cold area?

 

Week 2: Penguins

  1. Swedish Fish Eating Contest

~Nothing says happiness quite like swedish fish!

  1. Fun Facts About Penguins

~http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/penguin.html

  1. Penguin Races

~Practice waddling like a penguin! You may want to have the children just run on

Their own while waddling or have them wear a large pair of pants to help them

waddle!

Week 3: Cold Ocean Mammals (whales, orcas, ect.)

  1. Blubber Project

~ wrap your hand in Crisco and see if it protects you from the cold!

http://kidworldcitizen.org/2013/02/11/the-classic-blubber-experiment-to-learn-about-arctic-adaptations/

 

  1. Animal Atlas

~ print out a map and color in the areas where the different adaptive mammals live. Here is a great resource on the various animals:

http://webecoist.momtastic.com/2009/10/16/natures-cold-weather-warriors-14-resilient-adaptive-animals/

 

Week 4: Fish

  1. Water Bottle Fish Craft

~ http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/under_the_sea.html

  1. Fish in Cold Water

~https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coldwater_fish

 

  1. Can Fish Freeze in Cold Water?

~ http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/curiosities-how-do-fish-keep-from-freezing-in-freezing-water/article_7f8f5ac4-4c7a-5417-bd08-c0eea3fe1df4.html

 

Week 5: Mammals That live on the Land

  1. Arctic Animals

~http://naturalhistory.si.edu/Arctic/html/mammals.html

  1. Color in a Lemming

~http://www.supercoloring.com/sites/default/files/styles/coloring_full/public/cif/2013/03/lemming-coloring-page.jpg

 

Week 6: Plants

  1. Can plants live in the Arctic?

~http://beyondpenguins.ehe.osu.edu/issue/polar-plants/plants-of-the-arctic-and-antarctic

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  1. Learn to Like Lichen!

~http://static.ehe.osu.edu/sites/beyond/penguins/downloads/feature-stories/partners-k1-book.pdf

 

Week 7: People Who Live in the Cold Areas

  1. How to build an igloo

~ http://static.ehe.osu.edu/sites/beyond/penguins/downloads/feature-stories/igloo-k1-book.pdf

 

  1. What is it like to live in the South Pole?

~http://static.ehe.osu.edu/sites/beyond/penguins/downloads/feature-stories/ice-cube-k1-book.pdf

 

  1. Map the different stations and the countries they belong to on Antarctica