Distance Learning

Ask an Alaskan - Living and Working in Denali

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Learn about life in Alaska through our Ask an Alaskan distance learning program.
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Alaskans have a wealth of knowledge about Denali National Park and Preserve, living in Alaska, and more. Tap into these stories of knowledge through an informal question and answer session. Topics can cover the flora, fauna, glaciers, geology, biology, and cultural history of Denali, as well as life in rural Alaska, careers in the National Park Service, and more.

How to Participate

How to register:

Registration opens on September 30. Spaces are limited and registration is handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by downloading this form, filling it out, and emailing it to us using the address on the form.

Schedule for 2013 - 2014 school year:
Programs are available Monday - Friday, from November 4 - January 31.

Note: Please be aware that Alaska is in the Alaska Time Zone and follows daylight savings time changes. Programs cannot start any earlier than 9 a.m. in the Alaska Time Zone, which means programs for schools in Eastern Time cannot start before 1 p.m., Central Time 12 noon, Mountain Time 11 a.m., and Pacific Time 10 a.m. Please consider this when listing your available times on the registration form.

Details

Grade Levels:
Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
Subject:
Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Glaciers, Landscapes, Wildlife Biology
National/State Standards:
Varies depending upon subject
type:
Distance Learning

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    Pros

    My class and I enjoyed learning about Alaska and its ecosystem first-hand through an Alaskan. All of our questions were answered.

    We would have liked to have more details about the program ahead of time.

    We would have liked to have more details about the program ahead of time.

    Comments

    Do you have any video available of Denali and other parts of Alaska?

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