Alaska Studies Class Websites by Unit

Unit 1: Introduction
http://www.nationalhistoryday.org/ Information on creating a National History Day Project and on doing an annotated bibliography
http://www.asdk12.org/sped/studyskills/ Study Skills Links

Unit 2: Alaska Geography
https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/ Information on Economics in Alaska
http://www.alaskool.org/ Website that focuses on the history, cultures, and contemporary issues of Alaska from an Alaska Native perspective
http://www.asdk12.org/depts/socialstudies/online/alaska.asp ASD Website with links to educational resources and much information about Alaska's History
http://www.alaskanative.net/ Website of the Alaska Native Heritage Center
http://alaska.gov/kids/learn/facts.htm Student information guide to Alaska

Census and Demographic Information:
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/02000.html Information from the US Census Bureau
http://www.asdk12.org/demographics-gis/ethnicity/ Anchorage School District page that provides information on Anchorage's school population broken down by ethnicity
http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml census information from the American FactFinder website of the U.S. Census Bureau

Unit 3: Alaska’s People
http://akhistorycourse.org/ information about Alaska's History
http://www.library.state.ak.us/goldrush/ Wonderful site about Alaska's Gold Rush (primary source material on the Gold Rush)
http://vilda.alaska.edu/cdm4/pathway.php Site containing hundreds of historic photographs, arranged by category; maintained by the Alaska State Library
http://www.asdk12.org/depts/socialstudies/online/alaska.asp Anchorage School District Site
http://www.alaskool.org/ Website that focuses on the history, cultures, and contemporary issues of Alaska from an Alaska Native perspective
http://www.alaskanative.net/ Website of the Alaska Native Heritage Center
http://www.ankn.uaf.edu/ Alaska Native Knowledge Network Site offers information, documents, and lesson plans about Alaska Native history, culture, and life
http://www.ankn.uaf.edu/NPE/anl.html Map of Alaska Native Languages
http://www.uaf.edu/anlc/ Website of the Alaska Native Language Center, including information on Alaska's 20 indigenous languages
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/russian/s1a.html The Russian Church and Native Alaskan Cultures


Unit 4: An Alaskan Thematic Chronology (see the timeline sites in Unit 2 as well)
http://akhistorycourse.org/ information about Alaska's History
http://www.library.state.ak.us/goldrush/ Alaska's Gold Website. Primary source material on the Gold Rush
http://vilda.alaska.edu/ Site containing hundreds of historic photographs, arranged by category; maintained by the Alaska State Library
http://www.muni.org/FastFacts/Pages/History.aspx Information on the history of Anchorage
http://www.anchoragemuseum.org/ Anchorage Museum of History and Art website


Unit 5: Alaska’s Modern Political Economy
https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/ Information on Alaska's economy.
http://vilda.alaska.edu/site-templates/pathway.html Historic photographs of Alaskans engaged in a variety of economic and social activities Site maintained by the Alaska State Library
http://www.subsistence.adfg.state.ak.us/ Website of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Subsistence Division
http://www.apfc.org/ Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Home Page
http://www.elections.alaska.gov/er_rd_dd_pm.php information on Alaska's legislative districts
Alaska's Constitution on-line
http://www.commerce.state.ak.us/dca/commdb/CF_COMDB.htm Alaska Community Database Online