K-12 Education

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Alaska GLOBE Program

The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program provides students and the public with a chance to participate in data collection and the scientific process.

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Teacher at Sea

IARC's Nansen & Amundsen Basins Observational System (NABOS) program sponsors a Teacher at Sea on their scientific cruises to the Far North. Teachers share with their students what it's like to live on an icebreaker.

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Arctic & Earth SIGNs

Connecting youth and adults to climate change and Earth science learning through inquiry-based GLOBE investigations and community stewardship projects.

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Winterberry Citizen Science Project

Across Alaska, berry harvests have begun in earnest — and, this year, so has a project in which Alaskans will help track their berry patches scientifically.

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North by 2020

North by 2020 is a forum to explore, discuss, plan and prepare opportunities for sustainable development in a North experiencing rapid transformation.

Past projects