This category lists sites about the Arctic, the lands and waters surrounding the north pole. The Arctic region is often defined as that area where the average temperature for the warmest month is below 10 degrees Celsius. It includes portions of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Scandinavia, Siberia and Russia.
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Arctic Exploration Online
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Information on a scientific mission of the US Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star, its crew, its discoveries, Arctic peoples, and the northern environment. Includes an image, sound, and video archive.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Provides basic facts about the world's smallest ocean, including geography, economic significance, and transportation.
The Arctic Website
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Dedicated to the history, science, and adventure of the Arctic, Alaska, and the 1898 Gold Rush. Includes images, maps, and wildlife, environmental, and glacier information.
Canada's Polar Life
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Information about environments, geography, organisms, and research, along with photographs.
EnchantedLearning.com: Arctic Animal
[ Kids ] Provides a simple description of the region and a look at the animals native to it. Includes printable coloring pages.
Live from the North Pole
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Arctic photographs from a North Pole web cam maintained by the U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Join 31 Polar Huskies and six educators/explorers on a 3,000-mile adventure as they attempt to transect the Arctic.
Last update:October 30, 2014 at 10:51:13 UTC
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