Park rangers lead a class on a virtual field trip through the Alaska Public LandsInformation Center. We bring the Alaska Public Lands Information Center to your classroom! The Alaska Public Lands Information Center, hosts exhibitsrepresenting natural, historical, and cultural features throughout the state.Wandering among the exhibits, visitors get a mini tour of Alaska. One can alsolearn about recreating on public lands in the state as well as materials foreducators to bring back to their classrooms. Park rangers are ready to bringthe visitor center directly to YOU. If your school has video conferencingequipment, then your class has the opportunity to experience LIVE interactivevisits with a park ranger. During the program, students will be interactingwith the ranger, answering and asking questions! Our programs are appropriatefor grades K-12. The programs are free and a great way to introduce yourstudents to this amazing visitor center and to the vast state of Alaska.
Multipoint: $0.00View Only: 0.00Point to Point: $0.00By Request: $0.00
30 minutes -1 hour
Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff
Career Education, Community Interests, Problem Solving, Reading, Sciences, Service Learning, Social and Emotional Learning( SEL), Social Studies/History, STEM
*Alaska is one to four (1-4) hours behind the continental united states, depending on where you are located. This is important to keep in mind when you are looking at what time of day you want to schedule a virtual visit by park staff.
Receive this program and
for one low price when you purchase the CILC
Virtual Expeditions package.
For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672
Please let us know as soon as possible if you need to cancel.
Alaska Public Lands Information Center
Located in Anchorage's historic Federal Building, the center hostsexhibits representing natural, historical, and cultural features throughout thestate. Wandering among the exhibits, visitors get a mini-tour of Alaska. Onecan also learn about recreating on public lands in the state as well asmaterials for educators to bring back to their classrooms. Staffed by NationalPark Rangers, the center offers a plethora of information: from one-on-one tripplanning assistance, to brochures and maps, to camping destinations, safetytricks, and so much more.
The program begins with a map introduction to all of Alaska's public lands.A walk through of the exhibit center.Stops at key exhibit displays,Time is allowed for questions and answers.
After experiencing a visit, students will be able to:List 6 different Alaskan animals.List the different ecosystems of forest, tundra, and marine environments.Students will gain an appreciation for why we have public lands and wilderness.
ESS1C K-2 -- The history of planet EarthESS2C K-2 -- The roles of water in Earth's surface processesLS2B 9-12 -- Cycles of matter and engergy transfer in ecosystemsLS4C 6-8 -- AdaptationESS2D 3-5 -- Weather and climateLS1D 3-5 -- Information ProcessingLS4D 3-5 -- Biodiversity and human
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Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
2075 Lookout Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
A program of the South Central Service Cooperative, an Education Service Agency with its headquarters in southern Minnesota.