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Arctic Science Box

With our Arctic Science box, kids get to go on an Arctic adventure! They’ll explore Arctic themes from ice fishing to Arctic animals to the Northern Lights. Kids will use their creativity when making different types of snowflakes.  Your little explorers will have fun learning about Arctic species, Native communities in the far north, and much more!

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Ask a Scientist

For our Ask a Scientist chat this month, we will be speaking with Matthew Ayre, Ph.D. FRCGS from the Arctic Institute of America!

Stay tuned for more information and be sure to submit your questions about the Arctic.

Educational Videos

Let’s Go on an Expedition and Learn More About Arctic Science

If you’ve got a little one with an insatiable curiosity, these Kid-Friendly videos might be just what they need!


Activities for At-Home Learning

Want to take your kids’ Arctic Science learning further? You’re in luck!
At Green Kid Crafts we were blogging before blogging was a thing. We’ve got DIY activities for days to keep your kids entertained.
Below you’ll find ideas related to the theme of this box.

More At-Home Learning Resources

We’ve collected and curated even more ways for kids to learn more!
Podcasts, books, organizations and initiatives, and more.

Worth a Listen

Worth a Listen

The Reading Bug: An Arctic Adventure

The Reading Bug’s magic book bag is ready to whisk us away to the North Pole – at the very top of the globe – to see the amazing sights and animals there. When a new friend arrives, the adventure takes an unexpected turn! Find out what happens here.

The Big Melt – We Love the North

Arctic foxes have been disappearing from the southern edge of the tundra because of climate change. Changes in global weather cause sea ice to shrink. That’s bad news for the arctic foxes and other arctic animals because they need the sea ice and the tundra to survive!

In this episode of ‘The Big Melt’ podcast, they discuss how climate change affects animals in the arctic.  Listen here.

Polar Bear Fur, and Birds with Flippers

In episode 1 of the Earth Rangers Podcast, we investigate the largest land-dwelling carnivore and we also meet a bird that has flippers instead of wings. Do you know what color a polar bear’s fur is? You’ll find out when you tune in here.

Good Reads

Save the Arctic by Bethany Stahl

From a biologist and best-selling author, comes a new children’s book that is engaging, fun, and teaches about the environment!

A lonely polar bear searches for dinner. During his search, he makes an unlikely friend with Toklo, a beluga whale! The friends work together with a local girl as they figure out how everyone can work together to help “Save the Arctic”!

Living in the Arctic by Allan Fowler

Kids will expand their horizons and take off on an adventure to the habitats in the Arctic. This book provides an introduction to the people who live in the Arctic regions of the world and how it affects their lives.

Animals of the Arctic Tundra: Polar Region Wildlife by Baby Professor

What animals can survive the cold in the arctic tundra? Open the pages of this educational book to find out! The pictures included in this book will pique your child’s interest to learn more as facts are presented in a fun engaging way.

Environmental Causes

Environmental Causes & Cool Phenomenons

Polar Bears International (PBI)

PBI exists to help secure a future for polar bears across the Arctic. Polar bears are mighty creatures with fragile futures. PBI is made up of a small group of passionate conservationists, scientists, and volunteers­­.

PBI’s missing is to converse polar bears and the sea ice they depend on and to be a leading voice about global climate change impacts. Their story moves beyond the plight of the polar bears because they know that humans are not averse to the visible threats to our global ecosystem.

Incredible Ice Formations at Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal, in the Russian region of Siberia, is a huge body of water— in fact, it’s the world’s deepest freshwater lake. It becomes a fascinating phenomenon in the winter, with works of structural beauty forming on its icy waters.

Below is one example of the cool natural rock art also known as Baikal Zen, explore more amazing photos here.

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