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Polar Bear classroom activity - Den locations PDF

den locations.pdf (48.28 KB)

Detailed Description

Participate in this fun, interactive lesson that allows students to think like a wildlife biologist! This middle and high school lesson focuses on how changes in sea ice extent are leading to shifts in location and distribution of polar bear maternal dens in northern Alaska. Additionally, students can learn how to measure distances between dens and industrial sites.…

A PDF of data describes if dens were on land or sea ice, the year and method of den detection, and the latitude and longitude of the den.


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