April 29, 2013

Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) hit the road

By Megan Milligan In March, Science Center educators took their remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Discovery Outreach program on the road to Kodiak and Valdez. An ROV […]
April 29, 2013

Ocean Science Festival takes Valdez by storm

By Kara Johnson March 8 was a blustery day, but it didn’t stop hundreds of children and adults from attending the Ocean Science Festival in Valdez. […]
April 29, 2013

Cordova Harbor Clean-up Day a success!

By Megan Milligan Last Saturday was a gorgeous, sunny day – the perfect setting for our first annual Cordova Harbor Clean-up Day. Forty-five volunteers showed up […]
July 29, 2013

Young scientists learn about their surroundings through exploration

By Marita Kleissler, Education Specialist Thirteen young scientists began their summer vacation hiking, playing leadership games, and learning how special it is to be living in […]
October 2, 2013

Discovery Room in DanceTeacher Magazine

Science Center educator Marita Kleissler was recently featured in DanceTeacher Magazine for using dance as a way to teach third graders the water cycle. Kleissler, who […]
November 14, 2013

4th Grade Discovery Room Update (September)

The fourth grade students in Mrs. VanDyck’s class learned how to use various tools to monitor changes in freshwater systems (our Eyak Lake). After learning how […]
November 14, 2013

5th Grade Discovery Room Update (September)

Fifth grade students in Ms. Carpenter’s class were excited to start Discovery Room again this year and were able to remember many of last year’s topics, […]
November 14, 2013

6th Grade Discovery Room Update (September)

Sixth graders in Mr. Bednarz’s class have Discovery Room twice every month. In the first meeting we learned about arctic ecosystems and the different plant and […]
November 14, 2013

4th Grade Discovery Room Update (October)

Mrs. Van Dycks’ fourth grade students were able to observe several salmon fry collected from Hippie Cove and a single salmon smolt collected from Odiak Pond. […]
November 14, 2013

5th Grade Discovery Room Update (October)

Mrs. Carpenter’s fifth grade class went out into the field this month! The students rotated between a field trip to the Science Center and a lesson […]
November 14, 2013

6th Grade Discovery Room Update (October)

There was a lot of excitement for Mr. Bednarz’s sixth graders this month! First, they were able to travel to the Science Center to observe ocean […]
December 2, 2013

4th Grade Discovery Room Update (November)

In Mrs. VanDyke’s class the students learned about the effects of glacial silt runoff that flows into Lake Eyak. As a class they looked at several […]