Iditarod -- Race Across Alaska
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Additional Resources

Teacher's Guide

Additional Resources for Teaching the Iditarod

Official Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Web Site
Find musher biographies, historic facts, daily race statistics, and more.

Iditarod: Southern Route
Explore checkpoints for the southern route (raced in odd-numbered years).

Iditarod: Northern Route
Explore checkpoints for the northern route (raced in even-numbered years).

Ultimate Iditarod
Take an inside look at Alaska's Iditarod from the mushers' perspectives.
Check this source for breaking Iditarod news.

Sled Dogs: An Alaskan Epic
Move your mouse over a Shockwave sled to find out more about the sport of dog sledding.

The following resources are available at The Teacher Store:

by Shelley Gill
Grades 4-8
From avoiding the perils of the icy Iditarod in a History and Hazards board game to charting the sizes of big bears and other giants of the Alaskan wilderness, this learning-packed resource includes everything about Alaska.

From Sea to Shining Sea - Alaska
by Barbara A. Somervill
Grades 3-5
An indispensable source for state history instruction.

Teaching with Gary Paulsen (six books)
Grades 5-8
An in-depth study of award-winning adventure author Gary Paulsen's most captivating novels: Woodsong, Dogsong, Hatchet, The River, and Brian's Winter.