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IDITAROD!

 

This year you will be learning about the Iditarod Dogsled Race,

which takes place in Alaska in March each year.

We will be learning about the history of the race,

the dogs and their special adaptations, and race rules and equipment.

We will be following the race LIVE in March!

 

For your research:

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

SCHOLASTIC WEBSITE

RACE HISTORY

Some famous mushers

A Brief History of the Iditarod

Raise the Red Lantern

 

SLED DOGS
MORE SLED DOGS

Even MORE sled dogs!

Iditadogs: Dogs of the Iditarod

Dogs On the Line

 Training your sled dog

What do sled dogs eat??

 

Dropped dogs??

What happens to dropped dogs?

Dropped Dogs


IDITAROD EQUIPMENT
Sleds  (if website won't open try this: Anatomy of a Dog Sled)

Prerace Banquet

Finisher's Banquet


RACE RULES

History and background

More history

 

RACE Awards


THE IDITAROD TRAIL

More trail info (if website won't open try this: The Iditarod Trail)

The GHOST TOWN of Iditarod

Dangers on the trail

Iditarod checkpoints

 

Done?? For fun: Play the SERUM RUN GAME!