Science & Nature

Iditarod Sled Dog Race Alaska. Reading Challenge, STEM Activities, Amazing Dogs!

FLEX + LIVE, see description. The Iditarod is like the Olympics of dog racing. We follow sled dogs and mushers as they race 1,000+ miles across frozen Alaska. This is a FUN unit-study style class that includes geography, reading, and STEM.
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25 minutes

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
I have lived in Alaska for over 20 years, and am an Iditarod enthusiast!  Many years I am at the starting line, or somewhere along the beginning miles of the race, cheering on the mushers and dogs.

I have lived in Polar environments most of my life, and familiar with the harsh conditions and exceptional beauty.  I also offer classes about Antarctica and the south Polar regions of our planet.  
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Michelle Polar World
Lives in the United States
World Geography teacher, Continental explorer, Always learning
55 total reviews
95 completed classes

About Me


The Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Alaska starts the first weekend in March.  It's an amazing endurance event where mushers and sled dog teams race 1,000 miles over the frozen tundra in Alaska from Anchorage to Nome.  I'm excited to offer... 
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