ExxonMobil currently provides support to the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP), the Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage School District, the Harold Kaveolook School in Kaktovik, Junior Achievement, the Literacy Council of Alaska, and through initiatives such as Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.
You can learn a lot from a bunch of dogs! Bring Iditarod into the classroom.
Teachers know that when kids are excited about a subject, learning comes easily. That’s the great opportunity provided by the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Adventure, competition and the universal bond between children and dogs combine to create the perfect chemistry to make learning fun.
The Iditarod Education Program helps teachers use hands-on activities to spark imaginations and get students enthusiastic about applying the fundamentals of math and science.
Easy-to-follow lesson plans are available at www.Iditarod.com/teachers to bring one of the world’s most exciting – and challenging – sporting events into the classroom.