It’s the time of year when teachers really get ramped up teaching with the Iditarod as a theme in their classrooms. We are getting many emails from teachers all over the world asking for ideas and resources. Well, this month, you will get free access to these Insider clips to help you teach about the Iditarod.
Here is a list of topics and the Insider clips that you will have free access to in February.
This group of videos show how mushers train in the summer using different types of activities.
Here mushers explain the characteristics of sled dogs and how they care of them.
These clips have great footage of kennels so you can see how they are set up, how the dogs live and run, and there are usually puppies too!
Here is one that shows cultural connection/community connection. The people of the village tell of the families that had mushers in the Serum Run.
These videos are excellent examples of some sled bag checks in Tanana.
Check out this video clip for a thorough and accurate example of checkpoint procedures.
Nicholas Petit First to Arrive at Manley March 10, 3:01 am