Develop curriculum elements to have ready for your students when aurora occur in the sky or you hear about them as television or radio news stories.
More about the aurora.
The Native Studies Curriculum and Teacher Development Project has extensive resources online, including the complete text of significant articles and legislation.
Building Web Sites for Student Projects?
This comprehensive article by Adrienne Hood and Jacqueline Spafford details methods and resources as well as how to evaluate success, and much more.
From the Alaska Department of Education.
Culture & Nature
James Magdanz presents examples of how to use his wonderful book Go Home, River to help younger children learn about the water cycle and traditional Inuit (Eskimo) travel and trade networks.
Canadian Council for Geographic Education
A wide variety of aids and resources are offered to help teachers increase the emphasis on geography within the school system.
Free Teacher Resources
Access free teacher resources which include hundreds of lesson plans and classroom worksheets.
The Klondike Gold Rush: Curriculum Materials
"Seattle's Stake in the Klondike Gold Rush" is a 3rd - 6th grade integrated and interactive curriculum developed by Lakeridge Elementary School and Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.
The Alaska SeaLife Center presents dozens of lesson plans, from Grades 3 to 12, that relate to marine life.
NOST 202 - Social History of the North
As well as an introduction and course outline, Amanda Graham has posted scores of links for studying the North.
A brief, but very good resource and activity guide by Newton's Apple.
In this Java-script memory game from the Smithsonian, you match hidden photos of Arctic animals.
A 150-page learning package on the wild caribou of North America, for both students and educators.
Visions of the Northern Mind
An introduction to Film 600, offered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, by Anatoly Antohin - the Web site has lots of other film-related material.
Women in Alaska History
Activities designed to be used with the excellent Web site, or listed resource books.