Games & Quizes

Biological clocks

This worksheet accompanies the webinar “Biological clocks in the Arctic”. Related Polarpedia terms: biological clocks, circadian rhythm, hibernation, midnight sun, phenology, polar night, polar syndrome, winter darkness

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MUSHROOMS IN NATURE – OUR HELPERS

Did you know there are mushrooms even in the Arctic? Use this worksheet to learn about the role of mushrooms in nature. It is possibly larger and more diverse than you are aware of. Relevant Polarpedia terms: fungi, decomposer, mycorrhiza, lichen, symbiosis

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NERDY CROSSWORD

Arctic research is not only about snow, glaciers, measurements. Social sciences are equally important. Check out how much you know about Arctic history, culture, people. Find 20 terms.

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Thawing permafrost

The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on Earth, and rapidly becoming a warmer, wetter and more variable environment. Permafrost, and the ice it contains, influences northern ecosystems and hydrological systems and presents challenges to northern development. Warming and thawing of permafrost occurs in response to climate change and to environmental disturbances associated […]

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Polar taboo

Taboo is a verbal game played with two teams of three players or more. The opposing team has to guess the word with the obvious clues (3 words in each case) missing. The game requires out-of-the-box thinking and creativity. Download 27 cards with POLARPEDIA terms, print them and play!  

Categories: Miscellanea
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Ocean acidification

Ocean acidification is sometimes called “climate change’s equally evil twin”, and for good reason: it’s a significant and harmful consequence of excess carbon emissions to atmospheree that we don’t see or feel because its effects are happening underwater. When carbon dioxide (CO2) is absorbed by seawater, chemical reactions occur that reduce seawater pH, carbonate ion […]

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