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Students discover the contributions of 3 Alaskan leaders. In this Alaska history lesson, students research the leaders Nathaniel Bowditch, Ki'ianaa'ahu'ula, and Elizabeth Peratrovich. Students present their findings through drama and discuss how they can apply the leadership skills each of the leaders possessed to their own lives.
Students learn several facts about Alaska's history, geography and cultures.
Students explore Alaska. This lesson is gearing mostly for students who live in Alaska.
Students explore the geography of Alaska and its effect on trade. In this ancient Alaska lesson, students participate in a simulation that requires them to trade with those in the territory and outside of it.
Humongous vegetables can inspire and awaken your mathematicians to the large math concepts in our Common Core standards. What is the secret to growing such gargantuan garden objects in Alaska? In the state that is closest to the North Pole, the length of the growing season and the average monthly daylight hours are extreme factors. This worksheet is full of engaging questions and interesting information about Alaskan farming. Teachers will appreciate the wealth of information, charts and tables that are helpful in implementing the activity in the classroom.
Students explore an Internet website, locating and matching the shape of an elephant's head to a state in the U.S. They complete an Alaska worksheet, identifying other geographical locations surrounding Alaska.
Students examine the film THE 49TH STAR and a variety of other sources to the history of Alaska's statehood. They research more closely the life of one individual who played a role in the statehood process.
Pupils examine the historical issues that impacted the development of the Alaska Constitution. Using the internet, they read various articles and answer questions related to the Constitution. They write an essay from the point of view of a framer of the Constitution and discuss how far the state has progressed.
Sixth graders conduct Internet research on the physical and human characteristics of Alaska. They compose and write geopoems about the state of Alaska, using a template.
Students reserach an Alaska Native leader. They present their report to the class and then write an essay in which they reflect on their understandings of the history of Alaska Natives.
Students research Alaska's state, local, and tribal governments, as well as Alaska's long and complex relationship with the federal government.
Students examine the Alaska Constitution and determine what it means to them. In groups, they explore different sections of the document in which they match Article and Section cards with the correct translation. They review the answers as a class.
Students read about Alaska's physical systems and determine how Alaska's physical makeup has impacted its history. They create timelines of their particular physical system.
Students compare and contrast the United States and Alaska Constitution. After reading each preamble, they identify the reasons for each constitution to be drafted and discuss what they reveal about citizens responsiblity in government. They define and use new vocabulary as well.
Learners study term associated with Alaska Native history and contemporary societies. They focus on trends and themes related to Alaska Native history.
Students answer questions about the altitude range of the sun over time in Barrow, Alaska.
Students work with monetary exchange rates and the metric system as they simulate working to help tourists travel through Canada to Alaska.
Seventh graders research Alaska, then construct their own food web after researching a habitat of their choice.
Young scholars 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. Young scholars compare reproductive rates to rates of population. They describe their graphs and three factors that affect the rate of population growth.
Eighth graders describe the motion of molecules in different states of matter. In this chemistry activity, 8th graders investigate molecular motion using an online interactive simulation. They relate what they have learned to the spring ice break up in Alaska.

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