Alaska Teacher Resources
Find Alaska educational ideas and activities
Showing 81 - 100 of 5,557 resources
Alaska Virtual Field Trip
Students participate in an on-line virtual field trip to the state of Alaska. In this U.S. Geography instructional activity, students research several Internet sites dealing with travel to Alaska and activities to participate in. Students create story math problems using facts about the Iditarod race.
2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 34 Downloads
How Has Transportation Changed Since the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition?
Students recognize modes of transportation. They research historical data from a variety of primary and secondary sources including the Harriman expedition journals, related web sites, and photographs from the expedition. Students compare modes of transportation used by the past Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899 to the Harriman Expedition Retraced in 2001.
K Social Studies & History 7 Views 8 Downloads
Day and Night
First graders access prior knowledge of the sun and compare to Alaska's sunlight. In this Alaska sunlight instructional activity, 1st graders read Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights and focus on the illustrations of the sun. Students demonstrate the movement of the sun with a flashlight.
1st Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
Students explore animal characteristics by conducting a science investigation. In this animal habitat instructional activity, students explore the Alaskan wilderness and discuss the animals which regularly inhabit the land and how they survive.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 87 Downloads
Students investigate the natural resources on earth by reading a book in class. In this environmental lesson, students read select pages from the book Alaska by Rebecca Stefoff and discuss their feelings on the material. Students write an entry in their journal about the degradation of planet Earth due to oil spills.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Bible (Day 7) Redemption and Caretakers
Whether you are religious or not, humans can be caretakers of the Earth. Students 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
Students 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. Students compare reproductive rates to rates of population.
7th - 9th Science 24 Views 214 Downloads
Changing Speeds, Changing States
Eighth graders describe the motion of molecules in different states of matter. In this chemistry lesson, 8th graders investigate molecular motion using an online interactive simulation. They relate what they have learned to the spring ice break up in Alaska.
8th Science 4 Views 28 Downloads
Fire and Frost: Interactions of Wildfire and Permafrost
Students discuss the five stages of fire succession. In this earth science lesson plan, 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 3 Views 12 Downloads
Plate Tectonics and Ecology
Students explain how changes on the Earth's surface affect the organisms on it. In this earth science lesson, students connect this event to subsistence in Alaska. They listen to a local Elder's presentation and complete a worksheet right after.
9th - 11th Science 4 Views 28 Downloads
Students explore earth science by completing a flash card activity. In this weather lesson, students examine a list of numerous Alaska ecology flash cards and identify the animals or plants on the front of the card and read the information on the back.
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads