May 15, 2015

Delta Sound Connections 2015 is here!

Our 2015 edition is now available online and at various distribution sites throughout southcentral Alaska. Thank you to our many contributors and sponsors for making this […]
October 31, 2014

Discovery Room kicks off in October

Discovery Room is in full swing at Mt. Eccles Elementary School. Our team of educators visited the fourth through sixth grade classrooms twice this month, each for […]
October 30, 2014

Science Center welcomes new education coordinator

Last week marked the arrival of Cara Goodwin, our new education coordinator. She drove up from Santa Fe where she had been working for Audubon New […]
July 28, 2014

Copper River Stewardship Program

During the first week of July, the Copper River Stewardship Program—comprised of 10 high school students from Cordova and communities further up the Copper River—traveled throughout […]
June 25, 2014

Summer education

This summer the Science Center is partnering with Bidarki Rec Center (operated by the City of Cordova) for our summer programming. A June trip to Alaganik […]
May 27, 2014

Salmon Fry Released

On the morning of May 20, Cordova’s 5th grade class took a field trip to Fleming Spit to release the salmon fry they have been raising. Eyed eggs […]
April 22, 2014

Sixth Grade ROV challenge a success!

The sixth grade class had a great time testing their ROVs and completing challenges at the Bob Korn Memorial Pool. We want to say a big […]
March 20, 2014

Lights! Camera! ROVs?!

Are you interested in seeing what the 6th graders are up to in Discovery Room? On Friday, April 11, from 1:30-2:30 PM at the Bob Korn […]
March 20, 2014

Alaska Tsunami Ocean Sciences Bowl

The 17th annual Alaska Tsunami Ocean Sciences Bowl was held February 28–March 2. The Pugnacious Dawgsharks from Cordova traveled to Seward to compete against 17 other […]
December 16, 2013

Americorps Member Joins Education Staff

This fall, we welcomed our new Americorps member, Wil Tushaus. Wil is part of our education department, coordinating our Community Lecture Series and teaching in the […]
December 2, 2013

6th Grade Discovery Room Update (November)

Mr. Bednarz’s 6th grade class learned about fossil fuels and climate change this month. In our first November session the kids were taught about the formation […]
December 2, 2013

5th Grade Discovery Room Update (November)

This month the 5th grade took another look at chemical properties of our ocean’s water.  They took readings of pH levels, dissolved oxygen, salinity, ammonia, nitrate, […]