The Evolution Of Dog Sledding

By Lexy and Vika

Materials of the Sled

  • Hickory woood
  • Birch wood
  • Made now- adays of Hardwood
  • Aluminuim
  • Plastic

Purpose of Sled Dogs

  • Transportaion
  • Mail Delviery
  • Medicene transport

How it Started

  • First race in 1889
  • Only way to get around in the Artic
  • Started as Transport...Then into Rec
  • Racing took a break when the world wars broke out

Fun Facts

  • Siberians originated from wolves
  • Sled dogs can be Siberians, Malamutes, and Samoyed
  • Out dates vehicles
  • Sled dogs decreased when snow mobiles were invented

Citings

  • Forsberg, Will. "Dog sledding." Encyclopedia Americana. Grolier Online, 2015. Web. 3 Mar. 2015
  • "Dogsled.com." Dogsled. WordPress 2015. Web.04 Mar. 2015
  • "Iditarod Facts and Information for Kids | KidsKonnect." KidKonnect. N.p., 22 Nov. 2015. Web. 04. 2015
  • "A Sled Dog Life." Iditarod. Scholastic Inc., 2015. Web. 04 Mar. 2015