Calculation

Iditarod Vet Checks: A Multiplication Challenge

This lesson is a fun way to have your kids review multiplying by two digit numbers, while introducing them to the role of vets and vet checks in the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. The kids will take on the role of a volunteer vet and complete a series of challenging word problems as they make …

Counting and Cardinality, Measurement and Data, Number and Operations, Operations and Algebraic Thinking: Grades K – 3

Jodi Bailey wrote a post in her kennel’s blog about the numbers in her drop bags for Iditarod.  Drop bags are what mushers pack in advance of the race and send out to the race checkpoints so they have a supply of gear, dog food, and people food during the race. This post on Dew …

30 Problems to Solve

FINNEY’S PROBLEMS of the DAY By Finney (Andrea Auf der Heyde) 1. Three pieces of equipment were in the snow…..a gangline, a sled bag and a harness. They belong to Joseph, James and Jeffrey. James does not own the harness or the gangline. Joseph’s equipment goes on the dog. Who owns the gangline? 2. Two …