An Emperor Penguin dives into the ocean through a hole in the ice.
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Image courtesy of Emily Stone, National Science Foundation
Polar Games and Activities
Dive into one of our new polar activities or games!
Animation showing Yearly Changes of Sea Ice in the Arctic
Animation showing Yearly Changes of Sea Ice in the Antarctic
Compare Pictures of Arctic Sea Ice Side-by-side
Compare Pictures of Antarctic Sea Ice Side-by-side
Earth's North Magnetic Pole interactive
Glaciers: Then and Now - Compare photographs of glaciers to observe how Alaskan glaciers have changed over the last century.
Polar Jigsaw Puzzles - Want a challenge? Try 6x6 piece puzzles!
Polar Wordsearch Puzzle Try all three levels, beginner, intermediate and advanced!
Postcards from the Field - Antartica - Send a postcard yourself!
Make an Arctic Creature Mobile! - A craft activity to print and color
Shop Windows to the Universe Science Store!
The Summer 2010 issue of The Earth Scientist
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, includes articles on rivers and snow, classroom planetariums, satellites and oceanography, hands-on astronomy, and global warming.
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