Engaging Alaska Youth in STEM and Community Resilience

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, Alaska
July 20–22, 2017

This workshop has ended.

Contact: Peg Steffen, Peg.Steffen@noaa.gov

Join colleagues from across Alaska in a three-day STEM workshop for formal and informal educators for a variety of presenters, field trips, campus tours, and interactive activities. Workshop participants will: 1) increase their knowledge about climate change and its impact in Alaska, 2) experience STEM projects that they can bring into classrooms or informal education programs, 3) learn effective ways to incorporate Alaska Native perspectives climate change impacts and responses, and 4) receive resources to engage youth in local monitoring, citizen science and resilience projects.

Go to the Friends of Alaska Refuges event page for more information and a link to the registration form.

The workshop is sponsored by NOAA and Friends of Alaska Wildlife Refuges, with Alaska Sea Grant as one of the partners involved in planning.

The agenda is packed with tours and activities that can be used in the classroom:

Registration is $30 per person and includes daily lunch, snacks, field trips, and many resources! Attendees are responsible for arranging their own transportation and lodging but lodging will be available in the dorms at the University of Alaska.

Alaskan participants who live outside of the Fairbanks area may be eligible for travel cost reimbursement. Please email Jason Sodergren (jason@taiga.com) to apply.

All attendees will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the workshop as well as the number of professional development hours earned. Participants can earn two Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from UAF.

This workshop has ended.