Alaska regions and features

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Identifies geographical regions and features of Alaska.



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Here is a blank line master map:

AKFeaturesMap SHH09.png

Other Map Resources



University of Texas Perry-Castenada Map Collection - This is a GREAT resource for downloadable, high quality maps of Alaska maps of nearly every type. Invaluable instructional tool.


Town and Village Mural Lesson Plan from Project ARTiculate. Students examine Diego Rivera's murals and identify important landmarks/buildings/resources/etc. of their state/village/region. Students create a mural of their state/region/village.

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Blank Alaska Map Alaska Map with list of features and regions to be labeled.

Materials: 2 cups smooth peanut butter, 2 1/2 cups powdered milk, 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar, 2 cups white corn syrup. Mix the ingredients together and spread on the base (as a base, you could use pizza dough, graham crakers, cake, brownies...) Shape the mixture into the state of Alaska. Decorate the state of Ak with icing for rivers, oceans (use blue food coloring), chocolate chips for mountains, Hershey kiss for Juneau, etc. Use tooth pick banners to label regions, mountains, rivers, directions (such as north, south, east, west, western, interior, far north, southeast), Canada, characteristics, location of local groups etc. After making it, students can enjoy eating their map!

Koyuk's Edible Alaska Map

A reading from Sidney Huntington's Shadows on the Koyukuk to use with a map activity: Alaska Geography:Northwest

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