#2255 Earth Disney: by Disneynature. 2009. Rated G. Narrated by James Earl Jones. An epic story of adventure, starring some of the most magnificent and courageous creatures alive, awaits you in Earth. A remarkable story of three animal families on a journey across our planet-polar bears, elephants and hump back whales. Running time: 90 minutes. Also see Disney: Earth lesson plans and Disney: Oceans DVD and lesson plan.
# 3058 The Exploring Biome Tundra Vol.3/2 Set by MBG Learning Network. 1996. Running time: 31 minutes. Grades 4-7. Visit an Eskimo village in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska and investigate plant and animal life found at the top of the world. Find out why few trees grow in the Arctic Tundra. Plants and animals near the Arctic Circle have many identifiable adaptations which allow them to live in such a harsh environment.
#780 Once I Was a Cardboard Box...But Now I'm a Book About Polar Bears! by Anton Poitier. This book tells you all about polar bears and how you can help them survive. 2009.
#785 Polar Bears: in danger by Roberta Edwards. An All Aboard Science Reader Station stop 2. 2008.
#957 Arctic Tale: A Companion to the Major Motion Picture by Rebecca Baines. Nanu and Seeda are composite characters whose lives are based upon material shot throughout the arctic over many years. Their stories represent the real conditions polar bears and walruses face today. 2007.
#970 Knut How One Little Polar Bear Captivated the World told by Juliana, Isabella and Craig Hattoff and Dr. Gerald R. Uhlich. True story of a little bear who needed a family, and the extraordinary outpouring of love he received from Thomas, from the zoo, and from people all around the world. 2007.
#971 Polar Bears and the Arctic: A Nonfiction Companion to Polar Bears Past Bedtime by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce (Magic Tree House Research Guide). Join Jack and Annie as they research polar bears and the Arctic and find out the facts behind the fiction! 2007. Grade 2-5.
#972 The Last Polar Bear by Jean Craighead George. Tigluk and his grandmother paddle out into the Arctic Ocean, where they find a young polar bear whose mother has died because of the changes brought about by the warming climate, and they bring the cub back to their town so they can teach it how to survive in a changing world. 2009. Grade K-2.
#2519 Poles Apart: Life at the Ends of the Earth by Dr. Mark Norman. 2010. Polar Bears and penguins will never meet in the wild. Find out about their icy homes at opposite ends of the Earth, so similar and yet so different (includes teaching ideas).
#2522 Little Polar Bear (Barron's). 2010. The simple but true-to-nature stories of animals tending their babies are complemented with vivid, full-color illustrations on every page. The animals are handsomely rendered in a naturalistic style and placed in realistic, detail-filled settings. Grades K-3. Board Book.
#2526 Ice Bears by Brenda Z. Guiberson. 2008. Lush, realistic watercolor illustrations, filling each double-page spread, accompany a brief text depicting a year in the life of a female polar bear and her two cubs in the Arctic. The final two pages feature alerts about the effect of global warming on polar bears and a list of Web sites of environmental organizations. Grades K-3.