Amy Freeman's Blog – February 2011 Archive (4)

Wilderness Classroom Photos

Added by Amy Freeman on February 20, 2011 at 3:54pm — No Comments

A Sled Dog's World



In last week's Cast Your Vote, students chose the topic to focus on for this week.  The vote was overwhelmingly in  favor of learning about how the sled dogs communicate and work as a team.  We decided to consult an expert on this topic. . . so this week's Notes from the Trail is written from the perspective of Fennel the sled dog.

Bark bark.  Oh!  Excuse me.  I forgot that you don't speak dog.  Sorry about that.  Well, I am Fennel.  To find out more about me, check out my…

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Added by Amy Freeman on February 15, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Norman Wells Historical Society

Today we visited the museum in Norman Wells. Thank you for choosing it in last week's Cast Your Vote.…

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Added by Amy Freeman on February 9, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Expedition Planning and Preparation

Greetings from Norman Wells, Northwest Territories, Canada! We arrived just a couple of days ago. Ellen, Van, Dave, and I spent ten days driving all the way from Minnesota. We hauled our twelve sled dogs, two sleds, plus most of our food and dog food in a big trailer. Ten days on the road might seem like a long time, but really all of the planning and preparation for this trip took much longer.

About a year ago we began to research our route and contact people living and traveling in…

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Added by Amy Freeman on February 3, 2011 at 9:25pm — No Comments

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