My First Polar Bear Lesson (Nanugiurutiga)

Prior to watching Nanugiurutiga (My First Polar Bear), students will review the significance of hunting in the Inuit culture. Students will also complete a KWL Chart about polar bears, filling in teacher provided facts about this Arctic animal. Students will discuss the two threats to the survival of the polar bear: hunting and global warming. After viewing Nanugiurutiga (My First Polar Bear), students will work in pairs to answer questions associated with the film.

Content Areas: Social Studies, Language Arts, Science

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Polar Bear


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15 June 2009



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Keewatin Region, NU, Canada

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