The Iditarod Sled Dog race stars March 2nd. We’ll be including some fun projects about the race & dogs in general in the week before and the 10-17 days the race lasts, or until we lose interest, whichever happens first.

General Info & Projects

Iditarod Official Website – Student Pages

Musher Tracking Pages

 

TPT: Iditarod: Math, Science & Literacy Activites

IditaNature is a fun way to encourage outdoor play while learning about the amazing Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. From March 3rd to March 17th, 2012 children are each challenged to play outside for 1,150 minutes, while the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is underway.

Popsicle stick dog sled and diarama

Iditarod worksheets

Friction Online Activity BBC – Schools Science Clips – Friction

Language Arts:

Library books that we’ll use:

Other LA resources:

Math:

Scale  – Translate real world measurements (race is about 1000 miles) to a scale that will fit on a large poster.
Elementary math & logic problems