TEK TALKS is a series of webinars that was developed to foster understanding among scientists in regard to working with Indigenous People. View archived lectures and/or sign up for future lectures through the website.
The Arctic Climate Modeling Program (ACMP) provides curriculum-based arctic resources for use with K-12 students. Resources include inquiry-based classroom lessons, a student network for observing arctic weather (S.N.O.W.) , digital lectures, and an interactive multimedia learning system (on DVD). The resources presented were all designed with input from 21 scientists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute.
A package that includes a book, CD, and videotape to accompany "Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiq People" museum exhibit. Includes traditional use of marine resources: "Tools For Teachers" is a 32-page guide for exploring Alutiiq culture in the classroom (Grades 4 through 12). It may be used to prepare the class for a visit to the
As the homepage of the website describes, "The beauty of the Arctic, its precious and fragile nature, its critical role in maintaining a stable climate for the planet, and the rapid rate of change that is occurring there must all be conveyed to the general public. Here, through digital story telling, we put a human face on science, life, societies
The Earth Exploration Toolbook is a collection of computer-based Earth science activities. Each activity, or chapter, introduces one or more data sets and an analysis tool that enables users to explore some aspect of the Earth system.
Mentoring and inquiry using NASA Data for Atmospheric and earth science for Teachers and Amateurs (MY NASA DATA) is a project to enable K-12 teachers and students, as well as citizen scientists, to explore the large volumes of data that NASA collects about the Earth from space. Students use scientific inquiry and math skills as
This site provides access to ongoing integrated geological, geochemical, and geophysical research on the volcano, Mt. Erebus in Antarctica. It is our goal to provide as much information as possible about all things Erebus. However, this site is also designed not to be overwhelmingly technical, and thus to be useful and interesting to both the general public and to the
Teacher's Domain is an online educational service with two related components — Collections and Courses — that help teachers enhance their students' learning experiences and advance their own teaching skills. This collection was built to celebrate the International Polar Year. Learn about the importance of studying the poles through these media resources, adapted from a variety of sources.