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There's a Place That Has a Race
Students define the term "place," collect data about Alaska and the Iditarod from several web sites, take online quiz using information gathered, and draw conclusions based upon their data collection and analysis.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Alaska Rock Garden Project
Young environment experts examine the different types of rocks. They create their own rock garden to keep throughout the school year. Although this lesson is written for the Alaskan landscape, a rock garden can be created in almost any setting!
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Alaska Agriculture Write and Color Book
An entertaining coloring book on Alaskan agriculture awaits your young learners. Pupils color in black line outlines of vegetables and animals, and write the word above them. The pictures are designed by students - very cute!
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Dream a Dream: Reach a Goal
Fifth graders describe the origins of the Iditarod Race and identify the defining characteristics of the Iditarod - what it is, where it takes place, when and why it takes place, its rules, and its participants. After gathering information, 5th graders describe the training and preparation that is required by an Iditarod musher and their dog team.
5th Language Arts 12 Views 43 Downloads
Built for Waves
Students explore the origin and design of a traditional kayak. In this Alaskan culture lesson, students examine distinct people groups and their usage of the kayak. Students complete one short answer question and design a paper model of a kayak.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Iditarod Picture Dictionary
Learners are introduced to the Iditarod and create a picture dictionary of key Iditarod terms. They review photographs of mushers and sled dogs and then draw illustrations with one-line written captions to accompany the pictures for their dictionaries.
K - 2nd Physical Education 7 Views 28 Downloads
Animals in Alaska
Learners discover the animals of Alaska. In this Alaskan animals lesson, students work in groups to think of animals they may find in Alaska. Learners 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
Inuit and Arctic Animals
Students will explore the animals and people living in the Arctic. In this science lesson, students locate Alaska on a globe, discuss its climate and geographical features, and identify common arctic animals. Students complete the first part of a KWL chart about animals that live in the arctic, listen to the book In Arctic Waters by Laura Crawford Silvan, and add new facts that they learned after reading the book.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 26 Downloads
The Brief American Pageant: The Ordeal of Reconstruction
With a map on the military reconstruction in the post-Civil War South, and an interesting graphic comparing the size of Alaska to the continental United States, this presentation could be a good (albeit short) supplement to a class lecture on Reconstruction.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 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, 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