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RESEARCH UNIT
Students will take notes and answer the main questions about how a polar bear moves, where it lives, and what it eats.

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What is e-media?
Electronic Media is the distribution and promotion of work via email, the Internet, websites, etc.




Read National Geographic Kids as an example one form of e-media:
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/polar-bear/



Another example of e-media is from National Geographic Young Explorer:
http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/0801/readstory.html


Today’s e-media example will be a non-fiction text on raz-kids.

Raz-kids reader: Plight of the Polar Bear
Student log-in: wolfpupsfirst1/slaughter
http://www.raz-kids.com/main/BookDetail/id/135


Polar Bear Glog: http://www.glogster.com/penguin34/-polar-bear-glog/g-6lhk5l929et3rgnjb3th7a0



Click the image below to visit the Polar Bears Pal wiki and find many more research resources.

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Tundra Buggy

Rigged with a live camera, the Tundra Buggy roves the tundra in Churchill, Manitoba, tracking polar bears and other native species during daylight hours. Best viewed from 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. central time, this footage is brought to you courtesy of Explore.org, Polar Bear International, and Frontiers North.
Watch Live: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/polar-bear-cam/


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