Inspiring students and educators to reach beyond their borders
Alaska students will compete in the National Geographic state-level Bee Friday, April 4 at the Egan Center in Anchorage. One hundred fourth through eighth graders from schools across the state will participate. The contestants each won their school’s bee and passed a qualifying test.
Students are quizzed not just on geographic locations but must also be familiar with the inter-connectedness of geography, physical and human geography features and concepts, current…
Posted by Nancy Tarnai on March 26, 2014 at 3:30pm
Students from Kotzebue to Craig will dive into the wonders of the Pacific Ocean with a gymnasium-sized map of the world’s largest ocean. The map, measuring 26 feet by 35 feet, will give student explorers a fun, interactive experience through rich content and exciting activities that enliven…Continue
Posted by Nancy Tarnai on January 7, 2014 at 4:46pm
The UAF Wood Center was a hotbed of geographic activity Nov. 23 during the 4th annual GeoFest. Hosted by the Alaska Geography Alliance, UAF geography department and the UAF Scenarios Network for Alaska and Arctic Planning, the event is a way for Alaskans to celebrate Geography Awareness Week.
Posted by Nancy Tarnai on November 23, 2013 at 4:30pm
The lesson was created by Katie Kennedy, UAF geography education and outreach coordinator. It…Continue
Posted by Nancy Tarnai on November 18, 2013 at 3:30pm
Visit http://www.missionexplore.net/challenger/geographyawarenessweek for ways to participate in the GA Week missions.…Continue
Started by Nancy Tarnai Oct 11, 2011.