Summer
Winter
People
Iditarod
Alaska
100

How can people travel when summer comes and the frozen lakes and rivers melt?

by canoe or boat

100

What makes Alaska an undesirable place to live?

the cold weather

100

Though Alaska is big, what does it have one of the smallest numbers of in the country?

people / population

100

Where does the Iditarod start?

Anchorage

100

Alaska is twice the size of what other state?

Texas

200

When summer comes and animals come out of hibernation, which animal should you be careful of while fishing?

bears

200

What can you see a lot of during the winter in Alaska?

snow

200

What kinds of animals do people go to Alaska every year to see? Name 3 of the animals. 

grizzly bears, moose, walruses, seals, humpback whales, and many kinds of birds

200

Why is Alaska perfect for a dogsled race?

Because most of Alaska is covered in snow during the winter.
200

What two things make up Alaska's wilderness?

forests and glaciers

300

What do kids enjoy doing when it is summer in Alaska?

They enjoy playing during the long days.

300

How do people travel when there is too much snow and the water is all frozen?

by dogsled or ice skates

300

When people think of Alaska, what do they do?

shiver

300

What is the Iditarod a celebration of?

Alaska's winter

300

What are the names of Alaska's longest river and tallest mountain peak?

The Yukon River and Mount McKinley

400

How many hours of sunlight does Alaska get in the summer?

about nineteen hours

400

How much sunlight does Alaska get during the winter?

about five hours

400

What do we call a person that drives a dogsled?

a musher

400

How many miles or kilometers is the Iditarod?

1,000 miles or 1,609 kilometers

400

What are glaciers?

large walls of ice

500

What animal is normal to see in nature areas outside of major cities in the summer?

moose

500

Is it common or uncommon for temperatures to be colder than -29 degrees during the winter in Alaska?

common

500

How many mushers join the Iditarod each year?

sixty-two

500

How many days does the Iditarod last?

from eleven to sixteen days

500

In winter, Alaska is covered in snow, but what is it like in the summer?

It becomes warmer, and beautiful (with flowers and animals everywhere)

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