This Wonderopolis article gives great information on survival techniques including how fur and fat play a role in the arctic. Wonderopolis uses personification and questions to keep readers interested and entertained. Each animal is given a description along with how the animal survives the cold. These animals include lemmings, Arctic hares, arctic ground squirrels, musk oxen, and the polar bear. Students are using higher order thinking through the use of Bloom’s Analyzing level. Students are looking through the article to find the right information to answer the question of how animals survive in the tundra.
This article gives pictures and details on different animals that live in the tundra. The article looks into each animal’s techniques for survival. The article explains the different dangers each animal faces during the winter, and then explains how that animal fights back nature to protect themselves. Readers can read this article to find out which animals hibernate, which hide underground, and which have oily fur to keep them warm. Students are using higher order thinking through the Analyzing level of Bloom’s taxonomy. Students are going through the article to find the relevant information they need. Students are reading to answer the question of how animals survive in the tundra.
This article provides pictures and information on how and why arctic animals turn white. The article shows images of the animals in both their summer and winter fur. Along with explanations for why these animals change their color, the article provides interesting facts on each animal. Animals that the article covers include the Arctic Fox, the Barren-Ground Caribou, and more. Students are using higher order thinking through Bloom’s Analyzing level. In this article, students will need to sort out through information that is either relevant or irrelevant to answer the question of how animals survive in the tundra.
This cute Youtube video goes into detail on hibernation.Through animation and the help of Dr. Binocs, viewers can learn about different facts on hibernation. The process of hibernation and how animals use it to survive is discussed as well as how to tell if an animal is sleeping or hibernating. Students are using higher level thinking by connecting facts. This video is a generalization on hibernation and not specified for the tundra. Here students are using the Remembering and Applying levels of Bloom’s taxonomy as they need to recall information they have learned and apply it to this new information to see how it all connects.
This awesome Sciencing article provides pictures of different plants and animals that live in the tundra. Each picture comes with a short description. Here readers can learn about the tundra’s seasons and animal and plant adaptations. Readers also learn how plants and animals interact and the problems animals in the tundra may face in the future. This article can promote higher order thinking by allowing students to use the information from this article to create ways to help the tundra. Students can use Bloom’s Applying level by taking the information they learned and applying it to a new situation of how they can help.
Kids Do Ecology gives vast information about the Arctic tundra. This website discusses all topics of the tundra including location, weather, plants, animals, and people of the tundra. Kids Do Ecology gives plentiful information on how animals of the tundra survive including animals who eat high fat content, animals who hibernate, and more. Furthermore, Kids do Ecology has games to play such as a tundra crossword puzzle. More links to learn about the tundra are also included. Students are using higher order thinking through the use of Bloom’s Analyzing level. Students are going through the article to find the necessary information they need and the answers to how animals survive the tundra.