Amazing Arctic & Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself by Carmella Van Vleet

By Carmella Van Vleet

The far off lands of the North and South Poles are tested during this revealing consultant, permitting kids to discover the coldest locations on the earth from the heat in their houses. From polar exploration and penguins to Inuit cultures and the tundra, uncomplicated but thorough reasons are supplied for a number of Arctic and Antarctic subject matters whereas copious vocabulary notes and enjoyable factoids enhance the cloth. greater than dozen interactive initiatives and experiments—ranging from making an Inuit boat, polar undergo paw prints, a version of a puppy igloo, hour of darkness rations, and snowshoes—provide kids an opportunity to determine polar ideas in motion, with out significant grownup involvement or fancy fabrics.

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Scissors ❆ pins 3 ❆ white thread Remove the pins. Then, place a piece of masking tape over the stitches. You only need to put tape on one side. It’s only a temporary guide. ❆ sewing needle or a sewing machine ❆ masking tape 4 Carefully cut both edges of the fleece to create fringe. Don’t cut the masking tape. The fringe should be between a half and one inch wide. 5 When you’re done cutting the fringe, remove the masking tape. Fluff up the fringe and the scarf is ready to wear! 41 Make Your Own Flying Snowy Owl Supplies ❆ white poster board ❆ scissors ❆ 2 brass brads ❆ white paper lunch bag ❆ markers ❆ newspaper ❆ masking tape ❆ empty toilet paper roll ❆ white paint ❆ black pipe cleaner ❆ glue 1 To make wings that are about six inches long, fold the poster board and make a cut-out heart.

They are not your typical lakes, though. These lakes are covered in ice year-round. Organisms live in the lakes, and have figured out how to exist in the cold and dark water. Even though it hasn’t rained here in thousands of years, the Dry Valleys have plant life. There are about did you know? Lake Vostok, under a Russian research station near the Magnetic South Pole, has been frozen and buried miles under ice for at least 500,000 years. 31 Amazing Arctic & Antarctic Projects Volcanos Antarctica is also home to many volcanoes.

Put one or two more ice cubes on the top of the baggie. 3 Place the cup in the freezer. Saltwater freezes at a lower temperature than plain water so be sure to put your baggie in the coldest part of your freezer (usually in the back). You may even need to lower your freezer’s temperature. Be sure to ask permission before you do this. Allow your ice cube to freeze until it’s solid or nearly solid. This may take several days because of the salt. 4 Fill the glass about halfway full with cool water.

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