Street View and Polar Bears Unit Plan

The Street View Trekker, mounted on a Tundra Buggy, captures images of Churchill's polar bears and the surrounding tundra. Photo copyright Google. Details...

Hop aboard a Tundra Buggy® and explore Churchill, Manitoba, the polar bear capital of the world, and the surrounding area on the shores of the Hudson Bay with Google Street View. Get a first–hand look at what it’s like to live on the subarctic tundra—for both humans and polar bears.


Unit Overview
Churchill Town Scavenger Hunt
Find the Polar Bears 
Tundra Ecosystem Scavenger Hunt
Connected Classrooms: Walk Through the Tundra - Hangout On Air

Additional Tools

All About Polar Bears. Find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know about polar bears! Complete facts and information, from fur to cubs to home range.
PBI Bear Tracker Map and Unit Plan. Follow wild polar bears on Hudson Bay as they navigate in search of seals.
Churchill Google Map. Orient yourself to the attractions and landmarks of Churchill.
Rolling on the Tundra & Polar Bears in a Changing Climate. An integrated unit focusing on polar bears and the effects of climate change.
NMC Academy's Tundra Connections Mini–courses. Free online courses for teachers who want to learn more.

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