By Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce
Track the evidence with Jack and Annie!
while Jack and Annie bought again from their experience in Magic Tree apartment #16: Polar Bears earlier Bedtime, they had plenty of questions. Why is the Arctic so chilly? What did the 1st humans of the Artic devour? How do polar bears pass skinny ice? What different animals stay within the Arctic? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie song the facts.
Filled with updated info, images, illustrations, and enjoyable tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree apartment truth Trackers are the ideal approach for children to determine extra in regards to the themes they found of their favourite Magic Tree residence adventures. And academics can use truth Trackers along their Magic Tree condominium fiction partners to satisfy universal center textual content pairing needs.
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Extra resources for Polar Bears and the Arctic: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)
Brrrr! The Arctic is super-cold more often than not. we are saying the elements is freezing while it truly is thirty-two levels Fahrenheit or under. That’s while water becomes ice. In January and February, the Arctic is ready twenty-nine levels under 0! it's very chilly within the Arctic for numerous purposes. One is that the solar doesn't shine without delay over the Arctic. It shines correct above the equator (ih-KWAY-tur). The equator is an imaginary line that runs round the heart of the earth. international locations close to the equator are hot and sunny. as the sun’s rays need to shuttle up to now to arrive the Arctic, they lose warmth. Snow and ice reason much more cooling. gentle shades mirror the sun’s rays again into house. and since ice and snow are so chilly, they cool the air above the land. The Arctic can be very dry. chilly air traps much less moisture than hot air. Scien-tists name the Arctic “the polar desert”! Land of the middle of the night sunlight The Arctic is named the Land of the middle of the night sunlight. for 2 months in the summertime, the sunlight doesn’t set. It shines twenty-four hours an afternoon. for 2 months within the iciness, the solar by no means shines in any respect. the cause of this is often the lean, or perspective, of the planet Earth in terms of the solar. As Earth travels round the sunlight, it very slowly starts off to tip towards the solar in the summertime. Then it tilts clear of the solar within the wintry weather. the trail Earth travels round the solar is named its orbit. in the course of an Arctic summer time, the North Pole faces the solar. The solar shines throughout the day and evening. Northern lighting the autumn and spring skies within the North usually remove darkness from with attractive blue, eco-friendly, purple, and violet lighting. The lighting fixtures appear to play with the darkness. They pulse, crackle, and streak. We name those lighting the northern lighting fixtures, or aurora borealis (uh-ROAR-uh BORE-ee-AA-lus). Aurora was once the Roman goddess of sunrise. Borealis comes from Boreas, the Greek god of the north wind. The northern lighting fixtures take place whilst strength debris (PAR-tih-kulz) from the sunlight hit the air a long way above the earth. those debris collide with gases that encompass the earth. strength is given off and looks within the sky as colourful lighting fixtures. debris are tiny items of a bigger item. The coldest climate of all is on the South Pole. The continent of Antarctica (ant-ARK-tih-kuh) covers the South Pole. A continent is a huge landmass. North the United States and Australia are examples of alternative continents. Antarctica is sort of thoroughly lined by way of a layer of ice one mile thick. it's so chilly and dry that apart from scientists, nobody truly lives there. The scientists dwell in particularly outfitted learn stations. the bottom temperature ever recorded on the earth used to be in Antarctica … 128. 6 levels less than 0! Antarctica is domestic to animals like penguins, seals, whales, and fish. Polar bears don’t reside in Antarctica, and penguins don’t reside within the Arctic. they need to visit zoos to satisfy each other! the 1st humans got here to the Arctic millions of years in the past. They settled in teams in northern Alaska, Scandinavia, Canada, and Siberia, and alongside the coast of Greenland.