The polar regions of the earth are the areas around the North Pole and the South Pole, which includes the Arctic Ocean in the north and Antarctica in the south.
The Arctic theme page of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides information on the Arctic. You can find general interest information on you're the Artic here. The site also has a variety of free essays on the Arctic covering subjects such as the Arctic in summer and Arctic ice.
This website provides both scientific and cultural articles on the Arctic Circle, courtesy of the University of Connecticut. The site also has a discussion of resource utilization and current struggles over land claims in the Arctic Circle region. Teachers will find the virtual classroom section: it includes a syllabus as well as case studies to help you teach about the Arctic.
Arctic health is a website provided by the national Library of medicine. This web portal provides information on issues affecting the well-being and health of people living in the Arctic. The site has information on traditional healing, including streaming videos showing these practices.
The Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) is one of the oldest research organization in the world covering both the Arctic and Antarctic.
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