November 20, 2022

Guided Primary Source Analysis: Little Rory Borealis

Look carefully at this map of the Arctic (online or .pdf document). Which countries could Rory live in if he lived above the Arctic Circle? Which of the animals in the picture would you NOT see in the Arctic Circle? Rory's mother named him after the Aurora Borealis, also called the Northern Lights, which you can see in the Arctic. Find out more about the Northern Lights. What causes them? When can you see them? Imagine you are living in the Arctic Circle. Draw a picture of you living … [Read more...]

World Spotlight: Arctic Circle & the North Pole

Arctic Region maps Arctic image set Arctic Circle image set Foreign Affairs oral histories mentioning the Arctic Arctic sheet music Books related to the Arctic Books related to the Arctic Circle U.S. legislation related to the Arctic Arctic Circle historic newspaper coverage Arctic Region Library of Congress Places in the News November, 2011 Arctic National Geographic Encyclopedic Entry Who Claims the Arctic? Teaching with the Library of Congress July 5, … [Read more...]