Engaging Alaska Youth in STEM and Community Resilience
University of Alaska Fairbanks
July 20–22, 2017
Contact: Peg Steffen, Peg.Steffen@noaa.gov
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:
- Science communication tools about local practices, traditional ways
- Phytoplankton monitoring
- Permafrost and active layer monitoring
- Practical engineering design
- Alaska GLOBE
- ICE activities for the STEM classroom
- Climate and Arctic game showcase
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 (email@example.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.