Sunday, February 10, 2013

Arctic Animals


     This week we learned about arctic animals.  Did you know that a seal can hold its breath under water for one hour?
     First, we made predictions about which animals we thought were arctic animals.  We used the chart above. We lifted the flap to reveal the answer.

We stuck our hands in ice water to see what it would feel like in the arctic.  Yep, it was cold alright.  Look at his little face.

Then, we used a special blubber glove to go into the icy waters.  What a difference it made! Not so chilly now.

We brainstormed after doing our blubber experiment.

More brainstorming





     We had a lot of fun learning about arctic animals.  You can learn more about the blubber experiment by visiting Steve Spangler's website.

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1 comment:

  1. You can sure tell by the look on that little guy's face it was COLD!!! Great activities. Thanks for sharing.

    Cindy
    Granny Goes to School

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