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Comparing the Polar Regions

The Arctic and Antarctica


This week, let's compare the two polar regions of the world, The Arctic and Antarctica. 

Use the powerpoint below to learn about the two regions including their similarities and differences.

Play the powerpoint as a slideshow for an audio version or click on the sound buttons on each slide.

Check out some of the other activity suggestions to support your learning about The Arctic and Antarctica then have a go at the challenge.


Research suggestions:

  • Watch the recorded lesson from Oak Academy to learn more about the continent Antarctica.
  • Watch some short videos on BBC bitesize
  • Use an atlas or a map to find out about The Arctic and Antarctica.



Fill in the table on the worksheet below to show the similarities and differences between The Arctic and Antarctica


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