In preparation for the Polar Walk, here are some educational materials for teachers and students to learn about Polar Bears, and discuss why walking to school can lower emissions and help the Polar bears…..
A great place to start learning about Polar Bears:
Great images of Polar Bears:
U of I featured Polar Bears here:
A lesson plan for grades 4-6 with a printable PDF:
Explore the connection between polar bear survival and sea ice through a graph analysis activity here:
School report materials, ideas of how students can help polar bears, all can be found at:
Short videos showing a mother polar bear and and two cubs emerging from their den after a whole winter: