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Icy IPY activities can be downloaded in word documents and tried in your classroom. From 'Blubber Gloves' to 'Experiments with Ice and Snow', there are a wealth of different activities to introduce students to the Polar Regions or complement their existing knowledge of the Poles.

The International Polar Year is a large international effort that has involved over 200 projects, with thousands of scientists from over 60 nations examining a wide range of physical, biological and social research topics. It has also been an unprecedented opportunity to learn about cutting edge science through educational activities such as those listed on the site.

This program is supported by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed by this program are those of the PIs and coordinating team, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.