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Learners explore biodiversity and populations using Alaska's wildlife as their focus. In this environmental statistics lesson, students examine the concept of exponential growth in a population and calculate the change in population. Learners compare reproductive rates to rates of population.
7th - 9th Science 30 Views 219 Downloads
Fire and Frost: Interactions of Wildfire and Permafrost
Learners discuss the five stages of fire succession. In this earth science lesson, students identify the factors that determine the extent of wildfires' effect on permafrost. They study the history of Alaska wildfires using online multimedia.
9th - 10th Science 9 Views 14 Downloads
Learning and Living
Middle schoolers examine animal behaviors. In this field study lesson, students review animal behaviors that help them survive and reproduce. They observe the behavior of an animal and report their findings. The lesson is created for Alaskan wildlife but can easily be adapted for any region.
6th - 8th Science 12 Views 63 Downloads
Bible (Day 7) Redemption and Caretakers
Whether you are religious or not, humans can be caretakers of the Earth. Young scholars will discuss recycling, how their wasteful actions effect the Earth, and the Alaskan oil spill. They then have small group discussion and write about how they can take better care of the Earth.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Animals in Alaska
Students discover the animals of Alaska. For this Alaskan animals lesson, students work in groups to think of animals they may find in Alaska. Students research Internet sites for information on the animals they chose. Students make a poster about the animals and share with the class.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Research for State Brochures
Ask your young researchers to create a state brochure by working together to research Alaska and then use facts they have learned from the novel Woodsong to create a travel brochure about Alaska. Pupils must include a bibliography and use exciting and interesting language.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 69 Downloads
Finding Fairweather Fault
Students observe world geography by examining a topographic map. In this Alaska instructional activity, students examine a map of the state and identify the surrounding area of Lituya Bay. Students utilize potatoes and food coloring to create a visual aid which details topography around Alaska.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
The Effects of Global Warming in Alaska
Students view video clips and create presentations to illustrate the problems in Alaska related to global warming. In this climate change lesson plan, students view a Quick-Time video about the consequences of global warming in Alaska. They research an aspect of the problem and present it to the class.
6th - 12th Science 11 Views 34 Downloads
The Iditarod: The Last Great Race
Students investigate the Iditarod. In this last great race lesson, students explore and research the Iditarod race which takes place in Alaska. Students explore a variety of websites and images to gather background information. A series of comprehension questions are included within the lesson.
K Social Studies & History 7 Views 21 Downloads
Sorting Alaska's Animals and Plants
Students examine biology by participating in a plant identification activity. In this botany lesson, students identify the local wildlife in Alaska and utilize magnifying lenses to examine them. Students practice classifying the plant species while writing about them in a science journal.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 9 Downloads
Students explore Earth science by completing a graphing activity. In this natural disasters instructional activity, students discuss the impact tsunamis have on Alaska and examine the statistics of the wave height. Students create a graph of tsunami data and complete a worksheet based on the misconceptions of tsunamis.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 24 Downloads
Mush! Tracking Travelers on the Trail
Students get to know Alaska and the Iditarod route that is run by dogs as they track the mushers' progress on a map that they create specifically for the race. They learn about latitude, longitude, plotting on a map, checkpoints, and other issues related to the race.
3rd - 12th Math 7 Views 28 Downloads
Hot Summer. . . Cold Winter
A table of each state's record temperature reports data that middle schoolers can place on a number line for analysis. A written explanation of how to use this tool and the concept of absolute value are also included. Nine questions are mixed in for learners to answer by comparing absolute values of several temperature ranges.
6th - 8th Math 32 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Last Great Race
Third graders identify and discover why the Iditarod race is done each year. They explore the historical significance of the Iditarod. Students also use web sites to research related topics, i.e. diseases (diptheria), geography of Alaska, history of the Iditarod, and dog training.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 28 Downloads