The Iditarod

The Official Iditarod website
http://www.iditarod.com/
http://www.iditarod.com/race/

   History - http://iditarod.com/about/history/
   Junior Iditarod - http://jriditarod.com/
  
Information for kids - http://iditarod.com/teachers/students/

Anatomy of a Dog Sled - http://personal.my180.net/thesmiths/iditarod/sledparts.html

Iditarod Sled Dogs
http://web.archive.org/web/20040202222125/http://designperfect.com/iditarod/iddogs.htm

Iditarod National Historic Trail
http://www.blm.gov/ak/iditarod/index.html

The Iditarod Thinkquest by students
http://library.thinkquest.org/3796/

Women of the Iditarod
http://library.thinkquest.org/11313/

Eye on the Trail official blog
http://iditarodblogs.com/news/


                      For the Teacher:

Lesson Plan from Education World - The Last Great Race
  
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson103.shtml
   http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson225.shtml
   http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson300.shtml

Activities, web sites, and lesson plans to help you teach about the Iditarod
   http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/iditarod/
   http://iditarodblogs.com/teachers/

Teacher's Guide -
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/iditarod/tguide/index.htm 

Lesson plan from New Jersey -
   http://www.state.nj.us/education/aps/cccs/tech/frameworks/ms/iditarod.doc

Teachers on the Trail - http://iditarod.com/teachers/
   Lesson plans - http://iditarod.com/?s=lesson+plans 
                   http://iditarodblogs.com/tott/meet-the-teachers/

                   2004 Jeff Peterson - banking lessons
                   2003 Cassandra Wilson -
scripted play

Iditarod Activities - Jeanie Olson - https://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/profdev054.shtml
Iditarod Literature Ideas -
    http://iditarodblogs.com/teachers/iditarod-books/
    fiction - http://iditarodblogs.com/teachers/iditarod-books/childrens-fiction/
    non-fiction - http://iditarodblogs.com/teachers/iditarod-books/childrens-non-fiction-books/
    books and activities - http://www.lacellefamily.com/Iditarod.html

The Iditarod in the Classroom
  
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/seasonal/winter/iditarod.htm

Running the Iditarod - http://webspace.webring.com/people/gu/um_8517/iditarod/iditarodunit.htm

Tech ConnectEd third grade lesson plans for studying the Iditarod
     http://web.archive.org/web/20050210080017/http://www.rcas.org/techconnect/iditexperience.html

PBS Math and the Iditarod
    http://web.archive.org/web/20060209085142/http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/iditarod.shtm

Ten Math Worksheets about the Iditarod
   http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson302.shtml

The Great Race from Anchorage to Nome
    http://www.education-world.com/a_tsl/archives/03-1/lesson009.shtml

 

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