What are some similarities and differences between the North and South Poles?


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This though-provoking question may reveal what your students already know about the polar regions as well as some common misconceptions  (hint: the only place you will see polar bears and penguins together is the zoo!). Find some educational resources comparing the polar regions below. 


Other Educational Resources

Climate Education Resources: An Introduction to the Poles (.ppt)

Polar Discovery: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Smithsonian Ocean Portal

Time For Kids

National Science Foundation