(This week we show what we learned about the Iditarod! Check out the pages created by these students who had the following jobs.)
Iditarod Job Postings:
1. You will read about the history of the Iditarod, from its
beginnings in 1925 to its status today.
2. You will use OurTimelines.com and timetoast.com to
create a time line with a minimum of ten historical events as well as pictures.
1. You will examine the race route, determining the distance
between each check point.
2. You will use an spreadsheet to create a table
and graph of your findings as well as find the mean (average) distance of the
1. Your job is to examine the various landforms and temperatures in
March found across Alaska.
2. You will create a slide show in Keynote with
pictures and definitions of at least five landforms that mushers will cross or
see along the trail. Then export as movie to put on the webpage.
1. You will use an online Almanac to find the temperature and weather
conditions for the last 10 race starts. You will use an spreadsheet
to create a table and line graphs of your findings.
2. Finally, you will find the mean (average) temperature over the
last 10 starts.
1. You will research the rules of the race as well as the rules
each musher must follow to ensure the health and safety of their dogs.
2. You will need to choose at least five of the rules and
explain why YOU think they are important rules to have in a Keynote
slide show or an Alice Animation. You will use a
template to help you get started.
Supplier and Accountant:
You will research the
supplies each musher must have to participate in the race.
You will create an Inspiration
map listing supplies, descriptions and! pictures if
You will also create a spreadsheet of the costs and
find the sum of the costs to the musher to run the race.