The Arctic Ocean
By: Evan Brydon
Where The Arctic Ocean Can Be Found
The great arctic ocean is found north of the East Siberian Sea. The Arctic Ocean is the smallest out all of the world's oceans, and is getting smaller each year due to global warming. The arctic ocean's average temperature is about -30 degrees celsius. It snows around 2 inches per week.
Arctic Sea Weed
How These Plants Adapt To The Cold Temperature
The plants that live in the arctic have been specialized for the weather conditions and the climate. Some of the plants that are under the water, were formed from bacteria.
Map Of Arctic Ocean
Arctic Seals and Sealions
The Grey Whale
How These Animals Adapt To The Cold
The animals with fur can stand the cold and ice and have learned how to adapt to it, but animals with no fur have a unique way of keeping warm and being able to stand the cold. What helps most of the animals is their fat or big skin.
Threats To The Arctic Ocean
Threats include global warming, melting ice, small oil spills, icebreakers, nets, hunting in some areas and invasive species.
The Top Threat To The Arctic Ocean Is Global Warming
Global warming melts ice caps, kills some arctic animals and makes arctic animals homes smaller.