Facts about the tundra to teach to children are available on websites such as National Geographic or the University of Santa Barbara. Tundra facts can also be found in books such as "Explore the Tundra" by Linda Tagliafe... More »

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Characteristics of a tundra biome include large, open areas with no trees; snow and cold temperatures throughout most of the year; little rainfall; and short growing seasons. Tundra is most common around the Arctic, but ... More »

As the coldest biome on the planet, the tundra has temperatures as cold as negative 50 degrees Fahrenheit with 24-hour nights during much of the winter. During the summer, which lasts only a few months, the temperature c... More »

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Most children begin learning about plant cells in the fifth grade, but the exact age depends on the educational standards in the state where the child attends school. Common Core standards are followed in most public sch... More »

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Some facts about the solar system to teach children in elementary school are that it is found in the Milky Way galaxy, is approximately 4.6 billion years old and consists of the sun and different celestial objects, such ... More »

National Geographic's website has some of the best videos on geography. They can be viewed for pleasure or used as educational tools. WatchKnowLearn and the National Council for Geographic Education also have good educat... More »

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National Geographic describes global warming as the most severe threat to the tundra biome. Alternative energy sources are considered essential to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting the tundra. More »