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Polar Bears on ice

Katie Flanagan

Polar Bears on ice

by Katie Flanagan

  • 274 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

  • Ice skating -- Fiction,
  • Hockey -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Maggie discovers that the jumps and twirls she learned from her figure skating teacher, Mrs. Crump, come in handy when she joins the hockey team.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Kate Flanagan.
    SeriesHello reader!
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.F59829 Po 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3942099M
    ISBN 100439323606
    LC Control Number2001020839

      No early breakup of Hudson Bay sea ice again this year: there is still extensive thick first year ice over most of Hudson Bay and all female polar bears fitted with tracking collars in Western Hudson Bay are still on the ice: W Hudson Bay polar bears still out on the ice that’s packed together by winds. AE Derocher, 12 June But as the ice melts in the Arctic, the ability of polar bears to find food diminishes in spite of their incredible physical capacities. Some bears will vainly take to the water in search of ice on which to hunt, and many of them swim until they drown. In the past twenty years alone, the world population of polar bears has shrunk by half.

    Get this from a library! The polar bear on the ice. [Martin Banks; Oxford Scientific Films.] -- Simple text and illustrations depict the lives of polar bears in their natural setting describing how they feed, defend themselves, and breed.   2. Polar bears need summer sea ice to : polar bears that have fed adequately on young seals in the early spring can live off their fat for five months or more until the fall, whether they spend the summer on land or the Arctic pack ice. Polar bears seldom catch seals in the summer because only predator-savvy adult seals are available and holes in the pack ice allow the .

    An old woman finds a polar bear cub all alone in the ice and snow. The woman takes the bear home and raises him as if he is her son, caring for him and protecting him. We really enjoyed the wonderful artwork of the illustrations, setting the warmth of the woman’s affections for the cub against the vastness of the icy polar landscape.   Polar Bears Hunters of the Snow and Ice (Book): Landau, Elaine: "Provides information for young readers about polar bears, including habitat, eating habits, mating, babies, and conservation"--Provided by publisher.

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Bears of the Ice An epic new fantasy series is as beautiful and mysterious as its arctic setting - with two heroes guaranteed to steal your heart. For generations, the noble polar bears. Stellan, Jytte, and Third are polar bear cubs, and they are on a dire quest. They have learned that the bear kingdoms are secretly being infiltrated by Timekeepers, malicious bears that are blinded by their devotion to the Ice Clock.

Timekeepers believe the Ice Clock has god-like powers and will prevent the next Great Melting/5(31). Polar bears rely on sea ice to hunt seals, rest, breed, Polar Bears on ice book store energy for the summer and autumn, when food can be scarce. Sea ice now melts earlier in the spring and forms later in the autumn in the bears' southern range, like Hudson Bay and James Bay in Canada.

As the bears spend longer periods without food, their health declines. From polar bears to penguins, young students love learning all about the amazing animals of the Arctic.

This fiction and nonfiction book list is a must-have resource for any Arctic lesson. Titles include fact-packed nonfiction with on-level text and engaging photos, as well as winter and Arctic-themed fiction stories on everything from.

“Polar bears are already sitting at the top of the world; if the ice goes, they have no place to go,” lead study author and University of Toronto Scarborough biologist Péter Molnár told BBC News.

But the study, published in Nature Climate Change on the 20th July,is the first to predict when and where Arctic warming will threaten the bears’ survival, The Guardian : Olivia Rosane.

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A boar (adult male) weighs around – kg (–1, lb), while a sow (adult female. Polar Bear and Penguin Shape Ice Cube Molds Animals Novelty Design Polar Ice Molds for Drink Silicone Ice Cube Trays with Cover.

out of 5 stars Book 2 of 3: Bears of the Ice | by Kathryn Lasky | Oct 9, out of 5 stars Hardcover $ $ 79 $ $ Get it as. Polar bear, (Ursus maritimus), also called white bear, sea bear, or ice bear, great white northern bear (family Ursidae) found throughout the Arctic region.

The polar bear travels long distances over vast desolate expanses, generally on drifting oceanic ice floes, searching for seals, its primary prey. There, sea ice forms for 41 days fewer than it did 40 years ago – yet the polar bear population seems to be stable, with no decline in the bears’ physical condition.

The Kane Basin, off north western Greenland, has lost 53 days’ of sea ice in recent decades, yet the estimated number of polar bears more than doubled between and Take a trip on the Arctic ice in search of a polar bear in this eco-friendly touch and feel board book.

Polar bears do not eat sea ice directly. Instead, researchers found that the majority of polar bears’ diet is made up of critters that ultimately depend on sea-ice algae as a food source. Kane Basin resides in the so-called ‘Archipelago’ sea ice ecoregion presumed to be more resilient to summer sea ice loss and but has lost days per year since or about 53 days total (just under 2 months).

Yet, the polar bear population in Kane Basin has more than doubled between and (an increase of %) and body condition of bears improved (COSEWIC.

"If you love polar bears, Ice Bear deserves a place high up on your reading list." - Dr. Andrew Derocher. 1/9/ AM. Fascinating and Quirky: Ice Bear. By Dr. Andrew E. Derocher, University of Alberta Having spent over three decades reading the vast and varied literature on polar bears, I thought every angle had been covered.

How wrong. Lars the little polar bear lives in the Arctic and is out hunting with his father. That night, they make piles of snow to protect themselves from the wind. But during the night, the ice begins to. Name of Book: Ice Bear: In the Steps of the Polar Bear.

Author: Nicola Davies. Illustrator: Gary Blythe. Audience: Children Age +. Summary: Ice Bears is a non-fiction children’s book that tells us about the characteristics and lives of polar bears, “Nanuk”, as seen through the eyes of the Inuit, people of the Arctic.

The Inuit people arrived in the Arctic aro years ago and. This year’s annual minimum of the Arctic sea ice tied with the second-lowest extent on record, a mere m sq miles, and badly affected polar bear populations that. BEARS ON ICE (now Reykjavík Bear) is a friendly social event where you get you meet and mingle with like-minded guys and make friends from all over the world.

Get a Bears on Ice T-shirt We have different designs, various colors and sizes. Science Comics: Polar Bears: Survival on the Ice. First Second, Science Comics is back again with another riveting adventure filled with facts about the life of polar bears.

Follow two polar bear pups as they grow up, and learn about these fascinating creatures: their habitat, their habits, what they eat, and how we can protect them/5(22).

A new book claims the number of polar bears may have quadrupled in the last 50 years despite melting Arctic sea ice.

Scientists predicted massive polar bear population declines as sea ice retreated, but that hasn’t happened, the book says. “It’s a wonderful conservation success story,” said zoologist and author Susan Crockford.

Book review: Margery Fee’s “Polar Bear” explores how, outside of the Arctic, humans have rarely understood polar bears. But we have repeatedly projected our shifting values onto them. Head out to the Arctic and learn about polar bears in this volume of Science Comics, Survival on the Ice, an action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!

Do you have what it takes to live in one of the harshest places in the world? Waiting for Ice by Sandra Markle and illustrated by Alan Marks, Charlesbridge, ().

Waiting for Ice is a true story based on an orphaned polar bear cub, Tuff, a nick name given by researcher Dr. Nikita Ovsyanikov, on Wrangel Island, north of Russia in the Arctic Ocean/5(33).