Content: Educator

Here, you will find a list of resources and organizations aimed at engaging educators and their students in exciting science projects. These resources are specifically content-focused (like Project Noah and Citizen Science). 

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Nepris Connecting Industry to classrooms. This program brings real world professionals into your classroom virtually. Teachers can request a guest speaker from a particular profession or choose the subject/ topic or project and the program finds the right industry professional to show how this topic is applied in their work, help guide students in the project or help evaluate final student deliverables. 
GLOBE Program World wide program that gives students a hands on approach to science and using the scientific method. Trains Teachers and students in protocols to participate in data collection (via experiments and explorations) which can be entered in a world wide database.  Meaningful contributions to science and become part of a world wide student science community. (K - 12) 
Edutopia Articles, videos, and activity ideas for use in the classroom on a wide variety of topics and subjects. Each resource focuses on best practices and how to implement the ideas in the classroom. The website is aimed at educators.
Farmer’s Almanac
This webpage, “6 Ancient Sites Aligned with the Solstice and Equinox” highlights how cultures around the world have celebrated and honored solstices and equinoxes through time. The article provides information about 6 worldwide sites: Stonehenge (England), Machu Picchu (Peru), Chichen Itza (Mexico), Chaco Canyon (USA), Newgrange (Ireland), The Great Sphinx and Pyramid of Khafre (Egypt). This website is aimed at educators.
Smithsonian Science Education Center This downloadable activity toolkit “encourages students to embrace their own role, both as individuals, and as community.” The kit includes 8 activities, each with 3 sections designed to help students examine, investigate, and share their learning about sustainability. This website is aimed at educators
Next Generation Science Standards: “DCI Arrangements of the NGSS” https://www.nextgenscience.
This website has organized the NGSS by Disciplinary Core Ideas and provides access to a variety of NGSS links.
Citizen Science https://www.scientificamerican.
Website has many different research projects that students/classes/teachers could participate in. Topics range across the sciences and social sciences. Grade level K–12
NASA Express Sign up for this weekly NASA newsletter that will bring you crafting ideas, science experiments, and videos. It is a great resource for educators, students, and families. The newsletter also includes information on workshops, internships, and contests. Grade level K–12+
Schoolyard LTER
The National Science Foundations Schoolyard Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network helps students and educators learn about Earth’s ecosystems. Many different resources are available under the K-12 Education tab, including a lesson plans and student activities (in the LTER Education Digital Library), a book series, Data Nuggets, and other activities that teachers can use in their classrooms. Grade level K–12
STEM Rising
This Department of Energy website supports science education and workforce development. It includes several links to K–12 resources, including both in-person and virtual events and activities. Grade level K–12
National Geographic: “Life in the Arctic Exploration” https://www.national
Slide show with images of the Arctic. Access to the slides requires subscription.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game: “WeFishAK: ADF&G’s Trophy Fish Program”
This webpage provides information about ADF&G’s trophy fish program.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game: “Subsistence in Alaska”
This webpage provides information about subsistence, including ADF&G’s definition, use information for fishing, hunting, federal subsistence, and non-subsistence use areas; regulations and permits; and harvest data and reports.
Alaska Department of Fish & Game: “Fisheries Research”
This webpage provides information about fisheries research, including information about various different labs: genetics, pathology, mark, tag, and age, and on the Kodiak Island Limnology Laboratory.
Alaska Department of Fish & Game: “Fishing Regulations”
Website houses Alaska Department Fish and Game Fishing REgulations
Alaska Department of Fish & Game: “Alaska Fish and Wildlife News: Articles Archive”
This webpage hosts the archives of the ADF&G news. Archives go back to July 2003.
Alaska Department of Fish & Game: “Regulations”
This webpage talks about the regulations and board process for enacting fish and wildlife regulations throughout the state.
Alaska Department of Fish & Game: “State Wildlife Action Plan”
This webpage provides access to the State and Wildlife Action Plan since 2005, where readers can learn about how more than 120 species are monitored and researched.