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 - https://iditarodoutsider.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/anatomy-of-a-dog-sled/

Iditarod Sled Dogs - http://iditarod.com/edu/it-is-about-the-dogs-iditarod-sled-dogs-ready-to-run/
         
http://web.archive.org/web/20040202222125/http://designperfect.com/iditarod/iddogs.htm

Iditarod National Historic Trail
http://www.blm.gov/ak/st/en/prog/nlcs/iditarod.html

2016 Mushers -http://iditarod.com/race/2017/mushers/


                      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/

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/edu/
   Lesson plans - http://iditarod.com/edu/category/teach-and-learn/
                  https://itcteacheronthetrail.com/
                   2004 Jeff Peterson - lessons
                   2003 Cassandra Wilson -
scripted play

Iditarod Activities - Jeanie Olson - http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/profdev054.shtml
Iditarod Literature Ideas - books and activities - http://www.lacellefamily.com/Iditarod.html

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