Watch the WWW Arctic film clip: www. wickedweatherwatch.org.uk/the-arctic (or click on the link above).
‘How do we know this place is cold?’ Write down the parts in the film that show that the place is cold. Challenge: can you find the coldest places on Earth using a globe (emphasise the North and South Poles; mountainous regions; cold deserts) or on Google Earth/ Google images. What are they like and how do you know they are the coldest?
Once you have watched the video, research the answer to these questions:
What other facts can you find out about the North and South Pole? Write them down.