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Yukon Quest 2017


The Yukon Quest is an international 1000 mile dogsled race between Whitehorse and Fairbanks. This race will help us learn about Northern Canada, the Inuit people, planning, goal-setting and research skills. This year students will be given a general overview of the race and then will be creating their own inquiry projects based on personal interest. The actual race will begin on February 4, 2017 and will last 10-14 days. Once the race begins will will track the progress of individual mushers and teams HERE .

The First thing to know is that this is an odd numbered year so the race will be run from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska. We will be exploring various themes related to Canada’s North, its’ people and
THIS is a link to all of the 2017 mushers

THESE are some interesting facts about the mushers.

THIS is background information about this race.

HERE is the definitions of the vocabulary sheet.

Please check back for updates.

Author: sarahjane

A primary teacher in rural BC, Canada

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