Exploring the polar regions

by Harry S. Anderson

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  • Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Harry S. Anderson.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesDiscovery and exploration
LC ClassificationsG587 .A54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23534719M
ISBN 109781604131901
LC Control Number2009022863

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Exploring the Polar Regions describes the perils of Arctic and Antarctic travel, and the courage of the explorers who first mapped these frozen wastelands. It tells of the quest for the fabled Northwest and Northeast Passages through icy Arctic seas, of Peary's conquest of the North Pole, Shackleton's epic journey and the race for the South Pole.5/5(1).

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Exploring the Polar Regions describes the perils of Arctic and Antarctic travel, and the courage of the explorers who first mapped these frozen wastelands. It tells of the quest for the fabled Northwest and Northeast Passages through icy Arctic seas, of Peary\'s conquest of the North Pole, Shackleton\'s epic journey and the race for the South Pole.

Get this from a library. Exploring the polar regions. [Harry S Anderson] -- Chronicles nineteenth-century expeditions to the polar regions, describing the efforts of Robert Peary, Roald Amundsen, and Sir Ernest Shackleton, and others to discover and chart the Arctic and.

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We’ve had lots of fun this week with this unit. We talked about cold places to live like the Arctic and Antarctica. We learned about some of the animals that live in these cold, cold places, such as penguins, polar bears, walrus, whale, etc. Ask. In this lesson the children will be looking at a book which is based in the arctic; Tom Crean's Rabbit.

The children will be learning about what it was like to like a travel within the polar regions. This lesson aims to have the children look at the explorer Tom Crean and to consider what it might have been like to have been exploring with him. IMAGE: Exploring Polar regions, understanding climate: The International Polar Year /08 begins on 1 more.

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Drawing on expert research, Of Penguins and Polar Bears seeks to rectify the lack of written accounts about cruising and. Arctic exploration is the physical exploration of the Arctic region of the refers to the historical period during which mankind has explored the region north of the Arctic ical records suggest that humankind have explored the northern extremes since BC, when the ancient Greek sailor Pytheas reached a frozen sea while attempting to find a source of the metal tin.

This is the first lesson in the KS3 polar regions unit of work. Students are introduced to the polar regions and have the opportunity to research the main characteristics of the Arctic and Antarctica. They will develop an overview of the topography of these regions, polar climates, wildlife, vegetation and human presence in these areas.

Tags in this resource: World-Climate-Zones-Colour-Map. Depends which polar region you are interested in. Different types of animals live in the two polar regions. Polar bears, e.g., live only in the northern polar regions, whilst penguins live only in. numerous studies are also being conducted from research ships sailing the polar oceans, by dozens of scientists from all countries working on board.

setting sail for weeks and even months at a time, these researchers work in shifts round the clock to study the polar regions from these floating laboratories4. INDuSTRy AND TOuRISM. Yes, you read right.

In addition to exploring the Polar regions—they’ll begin sailing to the Arctic in August aboard a second expedition ship, Viking Polaris—Viking Expeditions will also sail the Great Lakes, because according to Hagen, it’s an “underserved area. We did research with past guests and saw that the market was there.”Author: Paloma Villaverde de Rico.

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Exploration of the Polar Regions. From the Vikings via the first whale and seal hunters to Scott and Amundsen, from the maritime explorers Franklin and Nordenskiöld to present-day polar tourism, a quick tour through history reveals some of the aspect which motivated people to extend their ntial need, sheer curiosity, imperial greed, polar science and a taste for adventure all.

Polar region, area around the North Pole or the South Pole. The northern polar region consists mainly of floating and pack ice, 7–10 feet (2–3 m) thick, floating on the Arctic Ocean and surrounded by land masses. The ice cap of the southern polar region averages 6, feet (about 2, m) in.Exploration of the unknown has been a vital part of humanity’s interaction with the polar environment since the first people lived and hunted in the Arctic thousands of years ago.

Heroic tales of exploration are filled with adventurers from the polar regions—Amundsen, Byrd, Hensen, Nansen, Scott. Kids Books about Polar Animals I'm sharing a few great books for kids (and adults) interested in the polar regions along with affiliate links so you can learn more about each book.

And this week's linky (below) includes a number of excellent activities for kids who are curious about the animals and climate at the North and South pole.