Life in the Extremes Adventure

Welcome to the Life in the Extreme Polar Adventure! In this activity you will have a choice to visit a scientist in either Siberia (a region in Russia), Alaska, or Antarctica, or all three! The Polar Regions are some of the most extreme environments on Earth, yet life exists in these regions. Lifeforms from tiny microbes to bears to giant whales to humans thrive in these extreme environments. Let’s learn more about how scientists are studying life in the extreme.

Click the Introduction section below, or in the table of contents to the left to begin.