Explore Earth's Polar Regions
Location The polar regions are the areas that surround Earth’s geographic North and South Poles. ...Read more
Earth has a magnetic field. If you imagine a gigantic bar magnet inside of Earth, you'll have ...Read more
Phenomena in the Polar Atmosphere There are some unique phenomena that happen in the atmosphere ...Read more
There are two oceans in Earth’s polar regions: the Arctic Ocean, which occupies most of the ...Read more
The cryosphere includes the parts of the Earth system where water is in its frozen (solid) ...Read more
All sorts of living things call Earth’s polar regions home – from tiny lichens encrusting the ...Read more
The effects of climate change are not felt with the same intensity in all parts of the world. ...Read more
When we look around us, we can see that our planet's climate is changing rapidly. The National ...Read more
There are people of different cultures and backgrounds who live in the Arctic region. Read ...Read more
Polar exploration includes the physical exploration of the Arctic and the Antarctica. The Arctic ...Read more
Antarctica is unique. It's cold. It's remote. And for the most part it is covered with ice. ...Read more
More about Earth's Polar Regions
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Did you know that it can get as cold as -70 degrees Celsius in the Arctic tundra
during the winter?
Did you know that the Polar
Regions of the Earth have unique forms of life
adapted to extreme
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Magnetic polarity reversal
xMagnetic polarity reversal : A magnetic polarity reversal is a change of the earth's magnetic field to the opposite polarity. This has occurred at irregular intervals during geologic time.
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Conservation efforts aimed at protecting endangered Caribbean corals may be overlooking regions where corals are best equipped to evolve in response to global warming and other climate challenges. That's...Read more