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Science News for Kids: Polar Ice Feels the Heat

This is the first of a two-part series on global climate change.

Can you feel the world getting warmer? Maybe you can’t, but ice across the planet’s surface has certainly been feeling the heat, according to new reports. Indeed, the dramatic shrinkage of Arctic ice—and at some spots, its seasonal near disappearance—is one sure sign that our planet has developed a fever.

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