Sunday, October 31, 2010

Week 9: The Arctic Trivia Challenge!


Hey Kids! Happy November! 
For this week's response, click on the following website and play The Arctic Trivia Challenge.  Once you have finished answering the questions, send me one interesting fact you learned about the Arctic!

Your comment will not be seen by others until I approve it. Please respond before Friday, November 5!


Karl November 1, 2010 at 7:51 AM

I learned that Much of the Arctic is covered in a permanently frozen layer that can be up to 5,250 feet thick. It is called Permafrost.

Cody November 1, 2010 at 10:40 AM

In the Arctic, brightly colored lights dance and streak across the night sky. What are these colorful lights called Aurora Borealis

Rachel November 1, 2010 at 10:57 AM

Polar Bears are sometimes called noses with legs because their sense of smell is super good.

Judy November 1, 2010 at 1:45 PM

Polar Bears have strong sense of smell.

Mrs. Sol November 1, 2010 at 1:55 PM

Excellent facts! Maybe we should take a field trip to the Arctic. It sounds like a cool place!

Logan November 1, 2010 at 10:46 PM

The rings in a walrus tusk tell his age.

Naomi November 2, 2010 at 9:30 AM

Polar Bears have been known to smell seals up to 20 miles away. Also, the Arctic Hare has shorter ears than its relatives because that helps keep warmer.

Salara November 2, 2010 at 11:38 AM

Polar bears are sometimes called "noses with legs."

Lissa November 2, 2010 at 1:25 PM

I learned that the Arctic Hare has smaller shorter ears than most hares to keep it warmer.

Roxy November 2, 2010 at 1:36 PM

I learned about the Northern Lights. They are called Aurora Borealis and they are colors in the sky that are caused by magnetic disturbances from the sun! I had never even heard of these lights before today!

Ethan November 2, 2010 at 1:54 PM

Puffins are a type of bird that can swim and fish underwater!

daniels November 2, 2010 at 2:11 PM

seals and trees both cont age by rings polar bears smell 20 miles

Jesse November 2, 2010 at 3:46 PM

Puffins can swim underwater because of their webbed feet and they can store fish in their beaks while fishing underwater.

Abigail November 3, 2010 at 11:52 PM

A Walrus tusk is like a tree stump. When cut you can count the rings to find out how old they are.

Rianna November 4, 2010 at 1:05 PM

The Puffin can fly, burrow and swim.

Arinne November 4, 2010 at 1:08 PM

A Walrus' age can be determined by rings in its tusks.

Anonymous November 4, 2010 at 2:09 PM

That Eskimos means raw meat eaters.
Zach S.

Christian November 5, 2010 at 12:02 AM

Walruses have rings in there tusks that show there age.

Annah November 5, 2010 at 9:12 AM

Arctic Hares have short ears to help them stay warm.

Kaiden November 5, 2010 at 7:34 PM

Polar Bears have really good noses, they'd hate it at my house cause Vynnie has some really really bad diapers sometimes. Yuk.

Bailey Green November 8, 2010 at 7:40 AM

I learned that people like scientists don't know what narwalls do with their tusk. I think that Narwalls have a tusk to fight off their enemies.

Anthony November 9, 2010 at 2:11 PM

Polar bears smell really well. Puffins can hunt for fish underwater.

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