Climate and Polar tales

The future lives of young people stand to be defined by both current and future climate change issues. As part of communicating the importance of polar science and climate change related matters to the wider public, the International Polar Foundation engages with young people through storytelling, by providing teachers and parents with these tales, aimed at kids between five and twelve years old.

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    Mother Nature’s Fury


    The following children's story deals with a severe flood caused by strong rains - something children have no doubt seen reports of in the media, or may even have witnessed themselves. In the story, Professor Sneeze embarks on a journey…

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    Where are the igloos of Iglooville?


    Professor Sneeze, Reckless and Breakneck explain in easy terms the Kyoto protocol and the problems linked to global warming in the Arctic region such as the melting of the permafrost, the shrinking of the ice floe and thus also of…

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    Sunburn in the ice region


    This kids' tale introduces the ozone hole over the Antarctic to a young public (5 to 8 years old). It is aimed at teachers and parents and was created by a retired teacher working with the IPF: Myriam Dielemans, assisted…

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