The Arctic Classroom Package: Links, Lessons, Books and Resources

This page contains links to other Arctic Web sites and a bibliography of Arctic children's books. The links and books are listed in order of age appropriateness under each category. Please choose one of the following categories or scroll down to see the entire list:

General Information Arctic Web Sites
Inuit History and Culture
Animals of the Arctic
Arctic Weather
(Including sites about the Northern Lights)
Arctic Explorations
Communities and Schools
Maps, Aerial Views and Satellite Images
Recommended Children's Books
Additional Resources


General Information Arctic Web Sites

Athropolis -

Teel Family Web Site -

Frozen Toes -

Arctic Studies Center -

The Nunavut Handbook

The Inuit - -

Canadian Arctic Profiles -

Arctic Circle -

Soleica -

Inuit History and Culture

About Nunavut's Flag -

Yupik Masks -

What's In A Name -

Archaeology in the Arctic -

Inuit Culture and Language Center -

North: Landscape of the Imagination -

Inuit Culture -

Animals of the Arctic

Arctic Animal Coloring Printouts -

Animals of the Arctic -

World Wildlife Fund: Schools for Wildlife Celebrate the Arctic -

The Canadian Wildlife Service Hinterland Who's Who -

Caribou Management Board -

Arctic Weather

Athropolis Guide to Arctic Sunrise and Sunset -

Temperature in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut -

The Aurora Page -

Arctic Explorations

Expedition to the North Magnetic Pole -

CNN -- Ice Run: Submarine to the Arctic -

Matthew Henson -

Communities and Schools

Joamie School, Iqaluit, Nunavut -

Nakasuk Elementary School, Iqaluit, Nunavut -

Maps, Aerial Views and Satellite Images

Map of the Top of the World -


Siberian Husky -


Three Inuit Myths -


Games of the Arctic --


Prehistoric Inuit Cultures - - Requires registration but otherwise offers free online lesson plans.

Recommended Children's Books

My Arctic 1,2,3 by Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak, Vladyana Krykorka (Illustrator)

Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. Joosse, Barbara Lavallee (Illustrator)

The Igloo by Charlotte Yue, David Yue

Arctic Son by Jean Craighead George, Wendell Minor (Illustrator)

Arctic Memories by Normee Ekoomiak

Go Home River by James Magdanz -

A Caribou Alphabet by Mary Beth Owens

Lucky Hares and Itchy Bears Poems by Susan Ewing Illustrated by Evon Zerbetz

The Polar Bear Son : An Inuit Tale by Lydia Dabcovich

Flight of the Golden Plover By Debbie S. Miller Illustrated by Daniel Van Zyle

The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese : And Other Tales of the Far North by Howard Norman, et al

Building an Igloo by Ulli Steltzer

A Promise Is a Promise by Michael Kusugak and Robert Munsch

Northern Lights : The Soccer Trails by Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak, Vladyana Krykorka(Illustrator)

Baseball Bats for Christmas by Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak, Vladyana Krykorka (Illustrator)

Let's Go to the Arctic : A Story and Activities About Arctic People and Animals by Charlotte Ford Mateer

Bird Girl by Velma Wallis

Two Old Women by Velma Wallis

Julie by Jean Craighead George

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Additional Resources

The National Film Board: The Netsilik Series - http://www.nfb.CA/FMT/E/seri/N/Netsilik_Eskimos.html - Provides series of educational videos.

Husky Dog - - Provides an educational CD about Nunavut with photos, videos and lots of information.

The Canadian Wildlife Service Hinterland Who's Who - - Provides series of pamphlets about northern animals.

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Inuktitut Primer
Artwork by Arctic Students
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