Where Do Polar Bears Live? Polar Bear Growth

Updated: 8/30/2018
Where Do Polar Bears Live? Polar Bear Growth
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Where do Polar Bears Live? Lesson Plans

Where Do Polar Bears Live? by Sarah Thomson

Lesson Plans by Ashley Trudeau

Where Do Polar Bears Live? by Sarah Thomson is a great reference book for children learning about polar bears and the Arctic. With a somewhat fiction feel, this book entices the reader with illustrations and many facts about polar bears and their cubs. Students will learn about these fascinating creatures and also about the future of the Arctic and its inhabitants.


Where Do Polar Bears Live?

Storyboard Description

Polar Bear size Growth Timeline polar bear life cycle

Storyboard Text

  • POLAR BEAR GROWTH
  • BEFORE BIRTH
  • Mother polar bear makes a den to prepare for the birth of her cub.
  • DENNING
  • Emerge from den in late March or April. The cub is the size of a cocker spaniel. The cub plays and learns with his mom. She teaches him how to play and hunt.
  • LEARNING
  • YOUNG ADULT
  • Cubs are born between fall and winter in the den. They are small, about the size of a guinea pig, and blind. They stay in the den to stay safe and grow.
  • At age two or a little older, the cub is deemed old enough and is left to live on its own. The mama polar bear prepares for a new baby.