Direct From Polar Bears International
WITH POLAR BEARS INTERNATIONAL

Direct From Polar Bears International

Suitable for grades 2-5.

DATE

February 22, 2023

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (MT)

WHERE

Virtually via Zoom

Links provided after registration

PRICE

Individual student/household: $5

Per class online (up to 35 students): $85

GRADES

Best suited for grades 2-5

Freeze the day with Polar Bears International!

In the freezing cold of the arctic, how do polar bears manage to survive? In this un-brrr-lievable Direct From session, experts from Polar Bears International show students what makes these incredible animals unique, their lifecycles and habitats, and how humans can help protect their future.

What to expect:

  • A live virtual session with Polar Bears International, along with other classes and individuals.
  • Learn about polar bear biology, habitats and Arctic ecosystems.
  • Engage in conversations about wildlife conservation and climate change.

Details

Price

Individual student/household: $5

Per class online (up to 35 students): $85

Dates & Time

February 22, 2023

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (MT)

Curriculum Ties

Grade 2: Canada’s Dynamic Communities

Grade 3: Animal Life Cycles

Grade 5: Physical Geography of Canada

About Polar Bears International

Polar Bears International is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of polar bears and their habitats. Their mission is to ensure a future for all polar bears across the Arctic, through research, education and collaboration programs.

Learn More

For more information please contact [email protected] or call 403.817.6802.

Individual Bookings Class Bookings

To ensure the best possible experience, here are some guidelines to keep in mind:

  • Please note that registration closes two days before the session. So, if you are interested in participating, contact Spark as soon as you can!
  • Numbers matter! At least two classes or 30 participants are needed to run each Direct From. As such, multiple classes are able to attend each session. Programs may be cancelled due to low registration.
  • Participants will receive an email with more details the day before the session.
  • For classrooms or large groups, sessions are best viewed on a large screen connected to a computer.
  • During the session, everyone is expected to be respectful of the Spark host, guest speakers and other viewers.
  • Feel free to enter the session with cameras and microphones on, but please turn off microphones once the presentations begin to minimize distractions. 
  • Students and educators may be asked to participate in interactive activities throughout the session – another great reason to have cameras on! However, please note that Direct From sessions are always recorded, so cameras should be off if viewers do not want to be part of the recording. Recordings are used for Spark internal purposes only and cannot be shared with participants after the session.
  • Each class or group of students will have a chance to ask at least one question during the Q&A session! It’s best to prepare questions ahead of time. Questions and comments may also be shared through the session chat window, but please make sure they are appropriate for a wider audience.

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