"Snakes and ladders" style game, looking at positive and negative effects of climate change on the Arctic.
Multimedia info about the global climate system - an external link to the Geography Teaching today website.
Hover over the map to find out more about predictions for the Arctic sea ice, and some of the feedback mechanisms that play a part in determining its extent.
Use the controls to adjust the amount of snow and heat - will the glacier retreat or advance? (links to geographyteachingtoday)
Living on the edge
on the edge
Who lives in the Arctic circle?
The Inuit community living in the Avanersuaq of North West of Greenland at latitude 77°N are one of the most northerly communities in the world.
How far are the sea ice and glaciers in the Avanersuaq predicted to have retreated by 2070?
A multiple choice quiz - and the facts about snowflakes!
the secrets of the northern lights!
A true or false quiz, some secrets revealed and some amazing images.
Hunter or hunted?
Match heads to paws, claws, hooves and feet, and learn about how Arctic species walk on the snow without losing too much heat.
Sounds and images.
Postcard from the edge
Quite a few places claim to be Santa's home - find out about a few of them!
Use the scales to see if you can balance out the positive and negative aspects of Arctic tourism.
Find out more about the Northwest Passage and navigate through the ice.
What it's like to navigate the Northwest Passage: images and information.
At the Centre for Marine Simulation, in Canada, trainee ice navigators get the chance to experience different ice conditions within the safety of a virtual environment. Image gallery.
Resources from the edge
Click the hotspots on an Arctic map to find out more about reindeer husbandry across the region.
Adapting to change
- The Arctic States
Which are the Arctic States? Match flags to countries.
Where possible we have also made the content from these multimedia activities available in downloadable documents to ensure maximum accessibility. Go to the downloadable resources page if that is what you need.