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Live Virtual Visits to the Alaska Public Lands Information Center - Free

from Alaska Public Lands Information Center

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Park rangers lead a class on a virtual field trip through the Alaska Public Lands
Information Center. We bring the Alaska Public Lands Information Center to your classroom! The Alaska Public Lands Information Center, hosts exhibits
representing natural, historical, and cultural features throughout the state.
Wandering among the exhibits, visitors get a mini tour of Alaska. One can also
learn about recreating on public lands in the state as well as materials for
educators to bring back to their classrooms. Park rangers are ready to bring
the visitor center directly to YOU. If your school has video conferencing
equipment, then your class has the opportunity to experience LIVE interactive
visits with a park ranger. During the program, students will be interacting
with the ranger, answering and asking questions! Our programs are appropriate
for grades K-12. The programs are free and a great way to introduce your
students to this amazing visitor center and to the vast state of Alaska.

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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $0.00
View Only: 0.00
Point to Point: $0.00
By Request: $0.00

FREE!



Length

30 minutes -1 hour


Target Audience

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

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

40


Primary Disciplines

Service Learning, STEM, Social and Emotional Learning( SEL), Community Interests, Social Studies/History, Career Education, Sciences, Reading, Problem Solving


Program Delivery Mode

WebExOr your Organization's Zoom Room



Booking Information

*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.

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please let us know as soon as possible if you need to cancel.

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Alaska Public Lands Information Center

Anchorage, AK
United States

Located in Anchorage's historic Federal Building, the center hosts
exhibits representing natural, historical, and cultural features throughout the
state. Wandering among the exhibits, visitors get a mini-tour of Alaska. One
can also learn about recreating on public lands in the state as well as
materials for educators to bring back to their classrooms. Staffed by National
Park Rangers, the center offers a plethora of information: from one-on-one trip
planning assistance, to brochures and maps, to camping destinations, safety
tricks, and so much more.

Contact:
Glenn Hart
Glenn_Hart@nps.gov
(907) 644-3678

Program Details

Format

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.

Objectives

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.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

ESS1C K-2 -- The history of planet Earth
ESS2C K-2 -- The roles of water in Earth's surface processes
LS2B 9-12 -- Cycles of matter and engergy transfer in ecosystems
LS4C 6-8 -- AdaptationESS2D 3-5 -- Weather and climate
LS1D 3-5 -- Information Processing
LS4D 3-5 -- Biodiversity and human