Physical Geography: Ice Caps


Select the animals that you would find on an ice cap.

  • Arctic Hares
  • Horses
  • Crabs
  • Polar Bears
  • Lemmings
  • Groundhogs
  • Walruses/Seals
  • Orca whales


Compare and contrast the climate of an ice cap with the climate you live in.


Shade in the parts of the world that are part of the tundra climate.


If you were stranded on an ice cap, what would be some survival equipment you would need? Explain.


Select three choices you make on a day to day basis. Now asses how those choices (whether directly or indirectly) impact the ice caps.


Propose a way in which we could slow the melting of the polar ice caps within the following year.