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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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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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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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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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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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How History Shaped the Alaska Constitution

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the historical issues that impacted the development of the Alaska Constitution. Using the internet, they read various articles and answer questions related to the Constitution. They write an essay from the point of...
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Alaska's Physical Systems and History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read about Alaska's physical systems and determine how Alaska's physical makeup has impacted its history. They create timelines of their particular physical system.
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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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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
Young scholars 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
In 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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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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Destination: Alaska

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Large solar flare storms occur every 11 years, and scientists want to understand why. The video explains one scientists journey to investigate this phenomenon. It introduces the difference between various types of sun storms and includes...
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Alaska State Quarter Printable

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this online interactive Alaska quarter worksheet, students examine an Alaska quarter picture and answer 4 questions regarding it. This worksheet may be printed for classroom use.
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The Brief American Pageant: The Ordeal of Reconstruction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With a map on the military reconstruction in the post-Civil War South, and an interesting graphic comparing the size of Alaska to the continental United States, this presentation could be a good (albeit short) supplement to a class...
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Alaska

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
Learners explore the unique population of Alaska. In this Native people of Alaska lesson, students discover the three groups of people who live in Alaska. Learners 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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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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Keep Those Hands Warm!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students observe weather by conducting an experiment in class. In this insulation lesson, students identify the importance of keeping warm in a cool location such as Alaska. Students utilize three types of gloves, ice cubes, cups and...
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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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