Dogs at Enchanted Learning -
If your class become enamored with dogs, there are lots of
extension ideas here; dog label diagram with parts; early
Sled Web Quest -
This web quest was created for gifted elementary students in
2001 and so many web links are outdated, but it is organized
so well that you could adapt parts of it for your classes.
Education World -
Lessons for Iditarod
Everything Husky -
http://www.everythinghusky.com/index.html Everything on
mushing and dogs.
Happy Huskies Sled Dog Site -
Photos of sledding breeds, breed standards, Alaskan Husky
information, a fun quiz, and a list of sled dog names.
dog sled race; 1150 miles, begins March 4th; teacher resources.
ISDRA: Introduction to Dog Sledding -
Great summative explanation of the procedure of dog sled
Kids' Stop Dramatic Play -
Idea for dog-sledding with little ones.
Mushing Equipment -
Dense text but outlines all the dog sled parts.
Paw Power -
A friend of mine, Pete MacKay, who also maintains a List Serve
created this unit resource while teaching at St. John's School
of Alberta. Contains a story, activities and research material
on the Siberian Husky. Perfect for grade 2-3!
Polar Husky -
I joined this expedition online with my Grade
1's in previous years and we loved it. Each child "adopted" one of the
dogs from the kennel, and we went online 3 times a week to
listen to the audio, view the video, or study a new portion of
information available. Each child had a "Polar Husky.com"
scribbler, and we documented with drawing and/or writing what
we learned each day. Teachers and scientists participate in
the race, which goes from Feb. 14 - March 1; 700 miles in
Favorite - 2004
Teaching Treasures - Inuit -
A simple summary of the Inuit for those with limited research
Yukon Quest -
From Fairbanks to Whitehorse; teaching activities and
resources to support the race; approximately 2 week commitment
from Feb. 11 - 22; 1000 km race.