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Learners explore Alaska's Arctic region. In this environmental change lesson, students participate in an activity that requires them to make observations about their environment and discuss the data they collect.
In this sinusoidal model learning exercise, students use the sinusoidal model to solve word problems about the hours of daylight in Anchorage, Alaska. Students complete 5 problems.
Students explore world geography by completing a tsunami worksheet. In this Earth science lesson, students discuss the different layers in Earth and how they create earthquakes which spawn tsunamis. Students examine a map of Alaska and answer study questions about islands nearby.
Fourth graders watch a video about mapping distances and then calculate the distance their individual mushers travel each day. This occurs each Monday through Friday until each musher has crossed the finish line in Nome Alaska.
Students identify Alaskan culture by viewing an educational film. In this tsunami disaster instructional activity, students identify the 1964 tsunami which struck Alaska and complete worksheets based on the information. Students discuss other tsunami impacts and view an educational film which tells the stories of tsunami survivors.
Students discover the quest for a balance between oil exploration and a concern for the environment in Alaska. They synthesize their knowledge by debating the current length of the oil-drilling season.
Students research and discuss some of the changes that have occurred in Alaska over the last 50 years and how the changes have impacted Alaska Native cultures.
Students discuss Alaska's state flower and grow their own flowers in pots. They discover skills needed for gardening and plant care. Once students have researched the state flower, they draw pictures of forget-me-knots and list the flower's characteristics.
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.
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.
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.
Students complete the Protecting Land anticipation guide. They use Internet to research land ownership in Alaska.
Students read "Epidemic Timeline and Confessional Lists from Katmai 1831 and 1845." They construct a picture of life in Alaska during the Russian period.
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.
Students explore the two types of spotted sandpipers. They create a puppet show using the spotted sandpiper from Puerto Rico and the spotted sandpiper from Alaska. Students research the habitats of the two sandpipers.
Students describe the effects of over-harvest on a salmon population. They explain the importance of salmon to many communities in Alaska. They manage harvest levels to maintain a sustainable population.
Students identify the different viewpoints on the issue of global warming. While watching a video, they take notes on the issues presented to them and answer questions about what Alaska, Peru and East Africa are doing to prevent global warming. They review their answers to end the instructional activity.
Pupils investigate what a system is in the scientific world. They watch a video of the Stellar seals of Alaska and develop clues as to why the seals are leaving. They discover through the clues they discover, how the components of the natural world are interconnected.
Sixth graders make models of tree core samples using data collected from trees that grew in the same general area of Alaska.
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of the Iditarod race held in Alaska. They conduct research that focuses upon interviews of participants in order to comprehend the correct treatment for the dogs.

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