Race for Knowledge: The Iditarod
Students ;earn how geography influences people and events and how environment and ecology is influenced by and influences people and events. They construct a model of a sled and learn mapping skills to follow the race on an interactive map.
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Electronic Spreadsheets & Iditarod 2000
Students use the Internet for gathering information for Iditarod race journals. They use a spreadsheet program for entering data and making charts for showing changes in speeds achieved over a period of four weeks in timed writings in...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills
The Iditarod, One's Will to Survive
Sixth graders read "The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto" and "Woodsong" to study about the Iditarod. Students journal electronically, reflecting upon the reading. Students save this information to the file server. Students...
6th Social Studies & History