Type:

Other

Description:

This article gives background information on the Iditarod race in Alaska and shows how the race can be used in Grades K-5 classrooms to incorporate science, geography and language arts. The author provides links to resources that involve reading expository tests and writing assignments as well as working with real-time data. The article appears in the free, online magazine Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Early Elementary,data collection,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-111-989,Upper Elementary,Grade 1,Grade 4,Grade 5,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120106134042742T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,writing,NSDL,maps,Kindergarten,Education,Social Sciences,Elementary School,Grade 3,General,Geoscience,geography

Language:

English

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