Arctic Animals for Elementary School -

Animals - Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears - an online magazine for K-5 teachers; includes Stories for Students (can be printed into booklets, or listened to); photo gallery;


ANIMALS

ALASKAN MALAMUTE (HUSKY)

ARCTIC FOX
  • Book: Arctic Foxes (Animals that Live in the Tundra) (599.776 SIS)
  • Book: Arctic Animals (591.52 KAL p. 50-51)
  • Book: Arctic Foxes (599.776 TOW)
  • Magazine: National Geographic Kids (Nov 2013 p. 18-23)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v. 2 p. 12)
  • Website: Arctic Fox - Enchanted Learning

ARCTIC GROUND SQUIRREL (used as teaching example)
  • Book: Arctic Animals (591.5 KAL p. 44)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v. 2 p. 13)

ARCTIC HARE (used as teaching example)
  • Book: Arctic Hares (599.32 SHE eBook)
  • Book: Arctic Animals (591.52 KAL)
  • Website: Arctic Hare - Enchanted Learning
  • Website: Arctic Hare - Alaska Kids

ARCTIC TERN
  • Book: Migrating with the Arctic Tern (598.3 CAT)
  • Book: Animal Migration (591.56 MCD p. 18)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v. 2 p. 14)
  • Website: Arctic Tern - Enchanted Learning

ARCTIC WOLF
  • Book: Arctic Wolves (Animals that Live in the Tundra) (599.773 SIS)
  • Book: Arctic Animals (591.52 KAL p. 52)
  • Book: At the Poles (591.7 PAU p. 12-13)
  • Website: Arctic Wolf - Enchanted Learning

BLUE WHALE
  • Book: Blue Whales (599.5 ROY)
  • Book: Big Blue Whale (599.51 DAV)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v. 4 p. 28)

EMPEROR PENGUIN
  • Book: Emperor Penguins (598.47 TRA)
  • Book: The Emperor's Egg (598.47 JEN)
  • Book: The Emperor Lays an Egg (598.47 GUI)

ERMINE
  • Book: Arctic Animals (591.52 KAL p. 55)
  • Website: Ermine - Enchanted Learning
  • Website: Ermine - Alaska Kids

GRIZZLY BEAR
  • Book: Grizzly Bear (599.74 GRE)
  • Book: Grizzly Bears (599.784 DIN)
  • Website: Grizzly Bears - Encounters Wild Explorer

HARP SEALS
  • Book: Harp Seals (599.79 COS)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v.12 p. 32)
  • Website: Harp Seals - National Geographic Printables
  • Website: Harp Seal - Enchanted Learning

KILLER WHALE (also known as ORCA whale)
  • Book: Killer Whale (599.53 LUN)
  • Book: Killer Whales (599.5 PAT)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v.13 p. 43)
  • Website: Orca or Killer Whale - Enchanted Learning
  • Website: Killer Whale- Seaworld

LEMMING
  • Book: Arctic Animals (591.52 KAL p. 45)
  • Book: Animals in Cold Places (599 BUT p. 10-11)
  • Website: Lemming - Enchanted Learning

MOOSE
  • Book: Moose (599.65 WIN)
  • Book: The Moose (599.73 AHL)
  • Book: Moose Magic for Kids (599.73 FAI)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v. 15 p. 35)
  • Website: Moose - Enchanted Learning
  • Website: Moose - Encounters Wild Explorer

MUSK OX
  • Book: Musk Oxen (Animals that Live in the Tundra) (599.64 PAT)
  • Book: Muskox (599.73 SWI)
  • Book: At the Poles (591.7 PAU p. 30-31)
  • Book: Animals in Cold Places (599 BUT p.20-21)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v. 16 p. 12)
  • Website: Muskox - Enchanted Learning

NARWHAL
  • Book: Narwhal (A Day in the Life: Polar Animals) (599.5 MAR)
  • Website: Narwhal - National Geographic
  • Website: Narwhal - National Wildlife
  • Website: Narwhal - Enchanted Learning

PENGUIN
  • Book: Penguins (598.47 MOR)
  • Book: Penguins (598.47 GIB)
  • Book: At the Poles (591.7 PAU - pages 20-23)
  • Magazine: Zoobooks (Oct 2013)

POLAR BEAR
  • Book: Polar Bears (Animals that Live in the Tundra) (599.786 SIS)

  • Book: Polar Bear (599.786 JOH)
  • Book: Polar Bears (599.786 GIB)
  • Book: Polar Bears (599.786 BOD)
  • Book: At the Poles (591.7 PAU - pages 8-11)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v.18 p.16)
  • Website: Polar Bear - Encounters Wild Explorer
  • Website: Polar Bear - Enchanted Learning

PTARMIGAN
  • Book: Arctic Animals (591.52 KAL p. 32-33)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v. 24 p. 16)

PUFFIN
  • Book: Puffins (598.33 MAC)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v. 2 p. 35)
  • Website: Puffin - Enchanted Learning

REINDEER/CARIBOU
  • Book: Reindeer (599.73 LEP)
  • Book: Caribou (Animals that Live in the Tundra) (599.65 PAT)
  • Book: Caribou (599.73 HAR)
  • Website: Reindeer - Enchanted Learning
  • Website: Caribou - Encounters Wild Explorer
  • Website: Caribou - Enchanted Learning

SEAL
  • Book: Seals (ICR 599.79 SEX)
  • Book: Seals (599.79 TOW)
  • Book: At the Poles (591.7 PAU p. 14-17)
  • Encyclopedia: Student Discovery (v. 10 p. 67)

SNOWY OWL
  • Book: Snowy Owls (Animals that Live in the Tundra) (598.9 PAT)
  • Book: Owls and Other Birds of Prey (598.9 REI p. 30-31)
  • Book: Arctic Animals (591.52 KAL p. 28-29)
  • Book: At the Poles (591.7 PAU p. 26-27)
  • Encyclopedia: Amazing Animals (v. 21 p. 23)
  • Website: Snowy Owl - Enchanted Learning



VIDEOS

Compare the Poles - TeachersDomain.org

Explore the defining features of the Arctic and the Antarctic in this interactive activity adapted from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Discovering Antarctica - TeachersDomain.org

Take a guided tour of Antarctica by watching brief video segments of its landscape and wildlife in this interactive activity adapted from the British Antarctic Survey

ALBATROSS

GREENLAND SHARK
Greenland Shark - Canadian Geographic
Greenland Shark - Canadian Shark Research Laboratory
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/sharks/classroom/sharktemplates/Greenlandshark.shtml