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Title: The IDITAROD


1
The IDITAROD
  • Materials Compiled and Developed by Roxanne
    Everhard

2
The Iditarod - The Race
  • The Last Great Race on Earth
  • Over 1000 miles
  • Anchorage to Nome
  • First Saturday of March
  • Role models

3
  • You dont realize what it takes in time and
    commitment to run. Its like any professional
    sport. The mental side is just as big as doing
    the Super Bowl.
  • -Lessons My Sled Dog Taught Me

4
Alaska Where men are men and women win the
Iditarod.
5
Evolved from
  • Interest in Alaska
  • Interest in Technology
  • Interest in shaking things up

6
The Iditarod- The Unit
  • Integrates technology
  • Multi-disciplinary
  • Adaptive to different grade levels
  • Supplementary lessons or replace the regular
    curriculum
  • Teaches state content standards and ISTE
    standards

7
Preparing for the Race
  • Study origins of the Iditarod
  • Prepare wall map
  • Pick a musher to follow

8
Preparing for the Race (continued)
  • Learn about and prepare spreadsheets
  • Prepare temperature graphs

9
Following the Race
  • Track progress on wall map
  • Check and graph the weather

10
Following the Race(continued)
  • Track the number of dogs each day
  • Spreadsheet
  • Graph

11
Following the Race(continued)
  • Track miles run each day
  • Spreadsheet
  • Graph

12
Language Arts
  • Literature
  • Stone Fox
  • Writing
  • Emails to Zuma and mushers
  • Iditarod chat rooms
  • Letters to/biographies of mushers
  • Mushing Vocabulary

13
Social Sciences
  • Geography skills
  • Map skills
  • Mushers hometowns
  • Alaska Scavenger Hunt
  • Compare Alaska and South Dakota
  • Native culture of Alaska

14
Science
  • Temperature
  • Below zero
  • Wind-chill
  • Weather conditions
  • Animals of Alaska sea and land
  • Camouflage

15
Math
  • Graphing
  • Coordinates
  • Temperature
  • Counting by fives
  • Negative numbers

16
Math (continued)
  • Averages
  • Military Time
  • Adding/ Subtracting
  • Problems of the Day

17
Additional Activities
  • Iditarod, The Game
  • Poster for Wells Fargo contest
  • Make snow goggles
  • Stick and Cup game
  • Dakotarod Trail

18
Additional Activities (continued)
  • Word Searches/ Crossword Puzzles
  • Make Polar Bear Pops
  • Make and race sleds
  • Timelines

19
Additional Activities (continued)
  • Use drawing software to design Northern Lights
  • Make Alaskan Flags
  • Mushers Mall
  • Mrs.Everhards Iditarod quiz

20
Additional Activities (continued)
  • Iditarod.com
  • Teachers Students page
  • Teacher on the Trail
  • Cabelas.com
  • UltimateIditraod.com

21
Website http//re014.k12.sd.us/
  • Email
  • Roxanne.Everhard_at_k12.sd.us
  • everhard_at_gwtc.net

22
Thank you for stopping by! If you have any
questions, comments or suggestions please contact
me!
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