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Jan. 3, 1959 | Alaska Becomes a State

For Students 10th - 12th
Make connections with past history and current events with this critical thinking exercise. Kids read background information relating to Alaska's statehood as well as information on oil drilling and Alaska's economy. They put it all...
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Geography of Alaska

For Teachers 5th
A unit on the 49th state covers a variety of topics from the geography of Alaska to Native American myths.  Academics work to analyze information found in primary source materials including old newspaper articles and artifacts. Young...
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Adventure to Alaska

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use their imagination and research skills to create a virtual tour of the "Land of the Midnight Sun." They are told that Alaska is the largest state in the United States. Students gather information about Alaska to help them...
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The Alaska Purchase: Debating the Sale from Russian and U.S. Perspectives

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Seward's Folly or brilliant strategic move? Class members investigate primary source documents from each country to determine the rationales behind the sale and purchase of Alaska, and then stage a debate.
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Agriculture & Alaska's Economy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine Alaska's agriculture numbers from previous years. They answer questions based on Alaska's production levels.
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A Study of Alaska

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students explore Alaska. This lesson is gearing mostly for students who live in Alaska.
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Trade in Precontact Alaska

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the geography of Alaska and its effect on trade. In this ancient Alaska lesson, students participate in a simulation that requires them to trade with those in the territory and outside of it.
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Three Alaska Native Leaders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the contributions of 3 Alaskan leaders. In this Alaska history lesson, students research the leaders Nathaniel Bowditch, Ki'ianaa'ahu'ula, and Elizabeth Peratrovich. Students present their findings through drama and...
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Alaska Word Search

For Students 2nd - 5th
For this Alaska word search worksheet, students search for famous people and places in Alaska. Students search for 10 people and places.
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Assimilation and the Native People of Metlakahtla, Alaska

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
New ReviewFitting in to a dominant culture comes at a price—especially for native peoples. Class members consider this concept using a photo matching game of indigenous people in Alaska. Discussion questions help them consider to what extent these...
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Research for State Brochures

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Ask your young researchers to create a state brochure by working together to research Alaska and then use facts they have learned from the novel Woodsong to create a travel brochure about Alaska. Pupils must include a bibliography and...
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For Students 4th - 5th
In this Alaska worksheet, students complete 6 pages of readings and questions about the state of Alaska. Included are general facts, First Nation groups, European arrival, industry and people. Each page has a short text and 6 multiple...
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Alaska's Native Population: Eskimos, Indians and Aleuts

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the unique population of Alaska. In this Native people of Alaska lesson, students discover the three groups of people who live in Alaska. Students describe the similiarities and differences between the three groups....
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Alaska Purchase Debate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the benefits and the challenges Alaska has presented to the United States. They research what the government and the people of the United States considered at the time of the purchase of Alaska in order to debate the...
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Water Cycling in the Wilderness: Alaska quarter reverse

For Teachers K - 1st
The Alaskan wilderness contains every imaginable element of the water cycle: it has flowing streams, cool spring rain, and frozen glaciers. Pupils use a series of worksheets to identify and define evaporation, condensation, and...
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The Coin and the Fable: Alaska quarter reverse

For Teachers 4th
An Alaskan quarter and a book of fables is what you'll need to start this lesson. Learners will use the image of the bear and the salmon found on the reverse side of the Alaskan quarter as inspiration. They will compose a fable about the...
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Alaska Rock Garden Project

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young environment experts examine the different types of rocks. They create their own rock garden to keep throughout the school year. Although this lesson is written for the Alaskan landscape, a rock garden can be created in almost any...
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Alaska Agriculture Write and Color Book

For Students K - 1st
An entertaining coloring book on Alaskan agriculture awaits your young learners. Pupils color in black line outlines of vegetables and animals, and write the word above them. The pictures are designed by students - very cute!
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Every-Day Edit: Alaska, the 49th State

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this editing activity, students read and edit a short passage entitled, "Alaska, the 49th State." Students look for 10 errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling and/or grammar.
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Football a Big Success in Small Alaska City

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students read about the creation of a football program at a small-town school in Alaska. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a map and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and...
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Alaska Crossword

For Students 4th - 5th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students read the statements about Alaska and find 10 words to complete the crossword puzzle.
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How now Alaska cow?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore where milk products come from and investigate Alaska's dairy industry. They observe phase changes while making butter using heavy whipping cream and jars. The butter is eaten on crackers and bread.
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Alaska Native Ways of Knowing

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils watch a video on the Alaskan native ways. They examine how knowledge was passed down from elders and how the Alaskans lived with harmony in nature.  Learners then prepare and present a classroom science fair project based on their...
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Looking for Alaska

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Looking for Alaska is the subject of a short PBS video that encourages viewers to read John Green's award-winning young adult novel about first love. 

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