Welcome to week three of #DEStaycation! From the 20th - 24th July we will be taking you on a brrrilliant Polar Expedition! Come with us and discover some of the incredible species and features of the Arctic and Antarctic from the warmth of your own home.
Enjoy your visit!
Monday: Polar Expedition
If you were to stand at the North or South pole, you could be tricked into thinking that they are the same cold, icy wilderness, but in fact, they are very different. Today we’re exploring these differences with a polar matching game. Click here to explore!
Tuesday: Polar Seas
Click here for instructions on how to do some icy at-home science experiments to discover
how the ocean around the poles can affect the climate of our planet.
Wednesday: Staying Warm at the Poles
Click here to find out how penguins are adapted to survive the harsh Antarctic winter, and find instructions to do your own blubber experiment at home!
Today we are looking at arctic foxes and exploring the amazing ways that they use camouflage to blend into their surroundings. Grab some friends, find a place with lots of hiding spots and test your camouflage skills with our fun arctic-themed outdoor game. Click here to find out more!
Friday: Polar Conservation
Click here to discover explore conservation efforts in the Canadian Arctic, and how we can all help protect these incredible environments from home this summer.