Polar Bear Response to Sea Ice Loss Resources
This Live from IPY! event was part of the International Polar Week in October 2009. The theme of the week was was 'What happens at the poles affects us all'. This live event was held with PolarTREC teacher Cristina Galvan and the University of Wyoming polar bear research team on 8 October 2009. They were working on the USCGC Polar Sea in the Arctic Ocean.
Field Notes, the newsletter of Polar Field Services highlights a number of PolarTREC expeditions and 2010/2011 application period. Visit the article online.
Middle School and Up
This short article is an U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fact sheet about Ursus maritimus, the Polar Bear. It covers basic information, including: appearance, feeding habits, reproduction, adaptations, and protection.