Alaska Teacher Resources
Find Alaska educational ideas and activities
Showing 41 - 60 of 5,556 resources
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
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 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
Young scholars examine biology by participating in a plant identification activity. In this botany lesson plan, students identify the local wildlife in Alaska and utilize magnifying lenses to examine them. Young scholars practice classifying the plant species while writing about them in a science journal.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students explore Earth science by completing a graphing activity. In this natural disasters lesson, 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
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 27 Downloads
Students explore world history by viewing a documentary film in class. In this tsunami lesson, students view the film "Ocean Fury" based upon the 1964 tsunami that impacted upon Alaska. Students answer study questions regarding the content and conduct a science activity.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Exploring Environmental Change
Students explore Alaska's Arctic region. In this environmental change instructional activity, students participate in an activity that requires them to make observations about their environment and discuss the data they collect.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Debate in the Classroom: The Pebble Mine Pundits
Students research and debate the pros and cons of the Pebble Mine in Alaska from a variety of perspectives. They also write a position paper that either supports or opposed Pebble Mine develpoment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Adapting to Survive
Students examine how the climate and environment affect people in Alaska. They identify the five regions of Alaska on a map, conduct Internet research, write a report on the climate differences in the five Alaskan regions, and write a paper on ways of living and survival in the past in Alaska.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Sharin the culture of food production
Students compare food production and procurement in Alaska and the Russian Federation. They compare food production and procurement within Alaska. Pupils comprehend and appreciate the differences Alaskan students meet children from another culture.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Agriculture In Literature And Today
Students investigate the history of agriculture as found in the state of Alaska. The teacher shares a book with the students to increase knowledge of history and reading comprehension skills. They determine if the life in the story follows any kind of predictable pattern.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads