Lessons for Dog Sledding

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  • Dream a Dream: Reach a Goal - … experiences in her dog yard. In the video, Mary Shields discusses traits of sled dogs, their preparation and placement in sled dog teams, and her … Race and the challenges imposed upon the mushers and their dog sled teams. Students will discuss and analyze how mushers respond and … should be portrayed in the literary piece Experiences of the dog sled teams and mushers should be realistic, i.e. based on …
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  • Dream a Dream: Reach a Goal - … experiences in her dog yard. In the video, Mary Shields discusses traits of sled dogs, their preparation and placement in sled dog teams, and her … Race and the challenges imposed upon the mushers and their dog sled teams. Students will discuss and analyze how mushers respond and … should be portrayed in the literary piece Experiences of the dog sled teams and mushers should be realistic, i.e. based on …
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  • Reading and Responding: Lesson 22 - … . THE RACE Competing in the Iditarod, the 1,000-mile dog sled race held every year in Alaska, was an unforgettable experience … a huge snowdrift. The sled had overturned, but the dogs were uninjured. Susan and her team of dogs endured subzero weather and piercing … . C. ditches. D. ground hardened with permafrost. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual event in which dogsled drivers (mushers …
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  • North to Alaska: From Igloos to the Iditarod - … Preparation 1. The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto 2. Replica or picture of a sled and sled dog 3. Map of … Instruction 1. Teacher and students: Iditarod, musher, Nome, serum, Anchorage, sled dog, Balto, Wasilla, diphtheria, blizzard, frozen, distance. E. Procedures/Activities 1 … ) was by dog sled. 4. Show a replica or photograph of a dog sled, explaining how the musher puts supplies on the sled but he … to coincide with the timing of the Iditarod, the annual dog sled race in Alaska. We will be reading books, viewing several …
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  • Reading and Responding: Lesson 23 - … Worksheet: Reading and Responding Lesson 23-2 The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual event in which dogsled drivers (mushers … . THE RACE Competing in the Iditarod, the 1,000-mile dog sled race held every year in Alaska, was an unforgettable experience … . After chasing the dogs for miles, she found them by a huge snowdrift. The sled had overturned, but the dogs were uninjured. Susan and her team of dogs endured subzero weather and piercing …
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  • Dogsled Adventure - Dogsled Adventure Research dog sledding and the Iditarod competition then build your own model dog sled team. 1. Choose a dogsledding subtopic to research with a partner, such as types of dogs used, how dogs and … using student-written questions. Kindle excitement about dog sledding by reading aloud a novel about a sled dog. Follow news stories about the Iditarod …
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  • Heroic Age: Why Amundsen Killed His Dogs - … Amundsen/Scott race for the South Pole in 1911-12, dog sledding, and the ethical treatment of animals for science. Using this … right and expedient for Roald Amundsen to use and kill sled dogs to reach his goal. Periodically, assess student understanding of the … the part of Scott with dogs came the pronouncement that dog sledding was not feasible in the Antarctic. 3) dog meat is anti-scorbutic … the use of the finest Greenland dogs and Eskimo clothing for his expedition. He built his dog sleds to Inuit specification. 6) the …
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  • Adapting To The World - … "Guide Dog Training") Dogs for the Deaf, Inc.(see "Our Dogs") Assistance Dogs International Inc.(see links about guide dogs, hearing dogs, and service dogs) Sled Dogs: An Alaskan Epic International Association of Assistance Dog Partners(see "Educate") Yahooligans: Service Dog Links Once …
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  • Landscape Legacies - … their winters was by dog sled. Several distinct dog breeds were and are still being used to pull wheel-less sleds across Alaska's … purebred sled dog breeds are the Siberian Husky, the Alaskan Husky, and the Alaskan Malamute. These dogs and similar such breeds of dogs are … the western Bering Sea coast. It features dog sled teams of 12 to 16 dogs and their driver known as the musher. From … race standard poodles as sled dogs. In 1988 through 1991, Mr. Suter and his poodles competed in Iditarod Sled Dog Races. Musher and poodles …
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  • The Musher's Trail - … - Seibert, Particia. Mush: Across Alaska in the World's Longes Sled-Dog Race The Millbrook Press: Connecticut, 1992, ISBN: 1-56294-053 … materials. (This book describes the annual Iditarod dog sled race in Alaska and the sled dogs who compete in it.) If you can't … site contains information about the race and the racers. Iditarod Dog Sled Race This site contains information about the race and the …
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