Tracking Iditarod Mushers – Interactive Compare Contrast

Take dog sledding to a whole new level with tracking Iditarod mushers. Here is a great activity to compare and contrast the ultimate dog sledding race in February. Students select and track two mushers over the race days using technology and follow up with a comparison activity to create a class book.

Tracking Iditarod Mushers - Interactive Compare Contrast Dog Sledding

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Dog Sledding – Interactive Iditarod Activity

Track two mushers along the Iditarod race using a recommended website. Students can do this in school or at home. They track their data gathered and complete a Venn diagram about their findings. After comparing and contrasting their two mushers, they take that information to write a paragraph piece. Compile all of the writings into one fantastic class book!


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