National Wildlife Federation: Where in the World is the Arctic?

Students map the arctic in relation to their home in order to learn the location and countries of the arctic. 

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:
✔ Identify the arctic region on a world map.
✔ Calculate the distance between where they live and the arctic region.
✔ Record prior knowledge and perceptions of the arctic and compare these to what they know about their own community


Grade Level: 3-4; 5-8; K-2
Time: one class period.
Subjects: geography, language arts, math, science
Skills: application, comparison, analysis

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Social Studies Topics
K-6, Middle School, Educator
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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