Patrick's Igloos Essay

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Patrick Poib is a fun loving little polar bear. Patrick lives in Greenland in the icy cold tundra with his mother Polly Poib, and his dad, Pete Poib. In their little igloo they play around, eat and sleep, but when they are not in their igloo they are out cloud gazing, on the weekends. They always eat either fresh caught fish for all of their meals, or they eat yummy Eskimos that hunt caribous. Polly and Pete have the same job, they’re igloo builders. Polly designs the houses, and Pete builds them. Patrick goes to school and walks home or takes the sled with his friend Linda the lemming. The Poibs, at the end of the day, meet up in their igloo and eat lunch all together.
One day a strange thing happened, more than strange, it was almost something that has never happened in Greenland; Patrick’s house started to melt. It was during summer, which is not very hot though, but still sunny, but ...view middle of the document...

It was horrible, the house was broken!
Patrick was worried the whole next day about his house! Polly and Pete were thinking of what the cause of their house melting is. They had a meeting at night for brainstorming the ideas, then a light bulb went off in Patrick’s head! It was Global Warming! The whole population of Polar Bears in Patrick’s community all had a meeting and apparently other people’s houses melted too! That is when they all noticed the cause of it Global Warming. “The igloos are the only type of houses in the frozen tundra, and laying on the spiky moss is so uncomfortable!” said Pete and Patrick. The polar bears can’t adapt in a desert so they need to stay in the Tundra. Over time, the land started to melt.
Now the summer is over and the soil is almost dry and hot. Only Patrick’s community still has igloos that can stand up with no help. All the polar bears are worried, but then a miracle happened. Pete and Polly had an idea to make a giant non- meltable igloo around the sun so it cannot melt any of the igloos! Polly called a community meeting and they all agreed with the idea.
The first thing all of the polar bears did was make blocks of ice for the non- meltable igloo. All of the igloo designers, including Polly and Pete talked about how they were going to make the giant igloo, and they all agreed to launch the igloo up to the sun. They also agreed to make a button to put all of the ice blocks in its formation when it reaches the sun. “We need to do this project on a sunny day, and not when it rains, it usually rains 0-25 centimeters a year, so it does not rain a lot, but we need to be sure it will not rain on the day” said Polly. All of the polar bears helped in what they needed to make and finally on an extremely sunny day, they launched all of the ice blocks up. Then they pressed the button that made it all in formation. Finally, they launched up the non-meltable glue. All of the polar bears beaming with joy! “Yay, it is now cold in Greenland!” said Patrick. After the polar bears’ long day of work, they rebuilt their igloos, then went to bed.

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