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The AKSTA goals are to: advocate science literacy for all Alaskans; promote the exchange of information about science and science education among researchers, scientists, institutions, public leaders and science teachers; recognize indigenous knowledge and diverse ways of knowing about science and...
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Interactive maps of Alaska; Location: Fairbanks, AK
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Experience the unique biomes of northern Alaska from the comfort of your own classroom! Through this distance-learning program from the Gates of the Arctic National Park in Fairbanks, Alaska, students can meet an NPS ranger and learn about the diversity of Alaska's habitats. Targeted for students in...
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2009
In this media-rich lesson, students learn how global warming is changing the Alaskan environment and examine the consequences of climate change on the region's human and wildlife inhabitants.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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This site lists reasons why Alaskan coal is a smart choice. Browse through information about its affordability, availability, and cleanliness.
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The Alaska Geological Society (AGS) is a not-for-profit organization of both professional geoscientists and general earth science enthusiasts. Our mission is to promote interest in, and understanding of, the geology of Alaska and to provide a forum and common organization for those interested in...
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The Geophysical Society of Alaska (GSA) is an organization dedicated to the study and practice of Geophysics in Alaska and about Alaska. Geophysics is the application of physics to improve our understanding of the Earth, including its hydrosphere, atmosphere, and its environment in space. GSA is the...
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Alaska’s volcanoes, like its abundant glaciers, charismatic wildlife, and wild expanses inspire and ignite scientific curiosity and generate an ever-growing source of questions for students in Alaska and throughout the world. this guidebook serves to provide locally relevant and useful resources...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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These online Alaska Seas and Watersheds teaching activities, developed by Alaska teachers, provide high-quality lesson plans and units for use by teachers and homeschoolers, as well as interpreters, youth groups, nature tour guides, and anyone seeking fascinating content on marine and associated...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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Published in 2009
Learn about the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 in this video adapted from the Valdez museum & Historical Archive. Hear a first-person account of the event, watch an animation that illustrates the subduction of the Pacific plate under the North American plate, and observe how Valdez was affected. In...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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AVO has three primary objectives: to conduct monitoring and other scientific investigations in order to assess the nature, timing, and likelihood of volcanic activity; to assess volcanic hazards associated with anticipated activity, including kinds of events, their effects, and areas at risk; and to...
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Exhibitions, public programs, lectures, planetarium showes, classes (for the general public); Location: Anchorage, AK
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The Chugach Gem & Mineral Society, Inc. is for individuals and families interested in mineral collecting and lapidary.
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The Alaska Centers support the appropriate use and enjoyment of Alaska's public lands and resources for information, trip-planning assistance, and resource education. The Alaska Centers are a system of information and education centers that help provide visitors and residents with meaningful, safe,...
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Our mission is to determine the potential of Alaskan land for production of metals, minerals, fuels, and geothermal resources, the locations and supplies of groundwater and construction material, and the potential geologic hazards to buildings, roads, bridges, and other installations and structures....
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The Alaska Tsunami Education program blends Alaska Native knowledge and science instruction. Hands-on, standards-aligned classroom lessons, interactive multimedia, and mapping projects for grades K through 12 give students an opportunity to learn the science of tsunamis in a culturally relevant...
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The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska offers a variety of science workshops that integrate space science, mathematics, technology, problem solving, and teamwork. These programs can be tailored to your group's interests or needs, and offer exciting hands, and minds-on activities for all ages....
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Climate change is occurring globally, however some of the effects are more noticeable in certain regions of the world, like Alaska and the Arctic. Everyone can have an impact in slowing the effects of climate change.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2012
This video was taken without the ROV while using the GoPro HD Hero2. The video was taken on what is locally referred to as South Creek at the head of the Akutan Harbor in the eastern Aleutian Islands. The water depth was about 5 inches. It seemed like an interesting perspective to view the rapd...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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AK EnergySmart is a free curriculum resource designed to give Alaskan youth an understanding of the high economic and environmental costs of power generation and the importance of conserving energy at home and school.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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