Jr. Iditarod

By: Ben, Cailin, and, Aiden

MLA

· Crane, Cody. "Cool Runnings." Science World (Vol. 65, No. 10). 23 Feb. 2009: 8+. SIRS Discoverer. Web. 03 Mar. 2015.

  • "A Sled Dog Life." Iditarod. Scholastic Inc., 2015. Web. 04 Mar. 2015.

  • Shannon, Sherry"Teens,Their Dogs, and an Amazing Race." Christian science Monitor. Feb 19 2008: n.p. SIRS Discoverer. Web. 03 Mar. 2015

  • forsberg, Will. "Dog Sledding." Encyclopedia Americana. Groiler Online, 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.





  • "A Sled Dog Life." Iditarod. Scholastic Inc., 2015. Web. 04 Mar. 2015.

  • Shannon, Sherry"Teens,Their Dogs, and an Amazing Race." Christian science Monitor. Feb 19 2008: n.p. SIRS Discoverer. Web. 03 Mar. 2015

  • forsberg, Will. "Dog Sledding." Encyclopedia Americana. Groiler Online, 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.

Choosing And Training


the musher

Racing time

  • 21 teams compete
  • go as low as -20 degrees
  • musher's start with 12-16 dogs harnessed
  • 5 dogs must finish
  • 2 day race
  • famous
  • sleds must carry...

tools, the wieght of the musher, sick dogs, exuasted dogs, hurt dogs, dog food, people food, medicine, etc...

bonus facts

  • very snowy and icy trail
  • light sled
  • strong team
  • very close to each other
  • siberian husky or alaskan husky
  • jr iditarod weekend before iditarod
  • shorter by 2 weeks
  • 5,000 in college scholership
  • both girls and boy compete
  • dogs named by personality and actions
  • cold temp is comfortable for dogs
  • dogs not easy to train
  • dogs can overheat
  • teens responisble for anything that happens to their dogs
  • closer to dogs then anything else
  • http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/top-teaching/2011/02/iditarod-excitement