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The Arctic ABC Book. Presented by Class 3-8 West Middle Island Elementary. A is for Alaska. Alaska has 17 of the tallest mountains in the United States. Alaska’s biggest industry is the forest industry. In Alaska, there are 3 million lakes. B is for Bears.

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the arctic abc book

The Arctic ABC Book

Presented by

Class 3-8

West Middle Island Elementary

a is for alaska
A is for Alaska
  • Alaska has 17 of the tallest mountains in the United States.
  • Alaska’s biggest industry is the forest industry.
  • In Alaska, there are 3 million lakes.

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b is for bears
B is for Bears
  • There are three kinds of bears in the Arctic.
  • They are the black bear, the grizzly bear, and the polar bear.

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c is for caribou
C is for Caribou
  • A bull (male) caribou weighs from 250 to 700 pounds.
  • There are 2 kinds of caribou-Barren Ground and Woodland.

Caribou hoof

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•A baby dolphin is called a calf.

•A dolphin’s common size is 6 to 8 feet in length.

•Dolphins have 34 to 45 pairs of teeth in each jaw.

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e is for eskimo
E is for Eskimo
  • Eskimos live in the northern and western part of Alaska.
  • Eskimos are also known as Inuits, which means “people.”

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f is for arctic fox
F is for Arctic Fox
  • An arctic fox will eat almost anything.
  • The arctic fox is a scavenger.
  • The arctic fox can change color during different seasons.

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g is for grizzly bear
G is for Grizzly Bear
  • Grizzlies may grow to a length of 8 feet.
  • Grizzly bears eat land animals, fish, berries, grasses, leaves, and roots.

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h is for halibut
H is for Halibut
  • Halibut are found in the cold waters off the coast of Alaska.
  • The halibut belongs to the flounder group of fish.

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i is for igloo
I is for Igloo
  • Hunters use igloos to sleep while they are hunting.
  • Igloo means house.
  • The temperature inside an igloo can be 65 degrees warmer than the temperature outside.

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j is for juneau
J is for Juneau

Alaska’s Flag

  • Juneau is Alaska’s capital. It covers 3,108 square miles.

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k is for king crabs
K is for King Crabs
  • King Crabs are found in Alaska.
  • King Crabs can weigh up to 12 pounds.

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l is for land
L is for Land
  • Alaska covers one-fifth of the United States.
  • Alaska has many natural resources.
  • The word Alaska means “Big Land.”

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The smallest land animal in the arctic is a midge .

A midge is a one and a half inch fly.

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n is for the north pole
N is for the North Pole
  • The North Pole is one of the coldest places in the world.
  • The frozen worlds are like wastelands to most of us.
  • Both poles lie far away from large cities and most industries.

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o is for orca
O is for Orca
  • Size: Length: Male29-30 ft., Female 23-26 ft. Weight: 9000-14000lb.
  • Life Style/ Habit: Live and hunt in a pod (group).
  • Call: Clicking sounds.
  • Diet: Fish, squid, seals, and other whales.

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These people do things different.They do things like their ancestors.

  • Some of the people in the arctic are Native Americans.
  • These include the Eskimos, the Aleuts, and the Indians.

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q is for qiviut
Q is for Qiviut

•The coat of a Musk Oxen gives a rare type of wool called qiviut.The wool is used by the Alaskan Natives to hand knit hats, mittens, gloves, and scarves in traditional patterns.

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r is for refuge
R is for Refuge
  • A refuge is a safe place for animals and people.
  • The Arctic National Wildlife range is the largest Refuge in the U.S.A.
  • The refuge covers 13,000 square miles.

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s is for sled dogs
S is for Sled Dogs
  • Some popular breeds of sled dogs are: Alaskan Malamutes, Siberian huskies, Eskimo dogs, and Samoyed.
  • Sled dogs are strong and fast.

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t is for totem pole
T is for Totem Pole
  • A Totem Pole is a tall pole carved from a single log.
  • Totem Poles are made to honor an individual or to tell a legend or story.

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U is for Umiaks

•Eskimos use boats called umiaks.

•Umiaks are made of frames covered with skins.

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v is for volcanoes
V is for Volcanoes
  • The Alaska Range has many active volcanoes.
  • The greatest eruptions happened in 1912, in Katmai National Park.

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w is for wolves
W is for Wolves
  • Wolves eat meat and fish .
  • Wolves weigh between 75 and 125 pounds.
  • Wolves live in Alaska and Canada’s northwest territories.

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x is for extraordinary lights
X is for eXtraordinary lights
  • Auroras occuraround Earth’s north and south magnetic poles.
  • The auroras are caused by solar wind and charged particles.

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y is for yukon river
Y is for Yukon River
  • The Yukon River is one of the longest rivers in America.
  • It starts in Canada and ends in Alaska by the Bering Strait.

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z is for zero temperatures
Z is for Zero Temperatures
  • The lowest recorded temperature in Antarctica is -128.6° F.
  • The lowest recorded temperature in Alaska is -80°F.

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