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    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Distance Learning

Denali is an environment of extreme temperatures, tall mountains, glacial landscapes, and more. The climate and landscape might be very different from where you live. Do you wish you could bring your class to Denali? If we're far from you, take part in the next best thing by bringing Denali to your classroom!

Our education staff offer free, interactive presentations that you and your students can participate in using Skype. If you would like to use the Denali experience to enhance your curriculum, please see our offerings below. Our programs are designed to meet national teaching standards and are appropriate for students in grades 3 - 6.

This year, we will offer distance learning programs from November 2013 through January 2014, with registration beginning on October 1, 2013. Our programs are made possible by the National Park Service and Alaska Geographic working in partnership through the Murie Science and Learning Center.

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    Ask an Alaskan - Living and Working in Denali

    Ask an Alaskan - Living and Working in Denali

    Our educators have a wealth of knowledge about Denali National Park and Preserve and great stories about living in Alaska. Tap into this engaging information 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.

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    Denali: The High One (Geology of the Mountain)

    Denali: The High One (Geology of the Mountain)

    This program focuses on the dynamic geologic processes - subduction, uplift and erosion - that created North America's tallest mountain. Students investigate why Denali is so big, how it influences the weather, and whether glaciers are succeeding at making the mountain smaller.

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    The Science of Sled Dogs

    The Science of Sled Dogs

    Students explore the adaptations - behaviors, forms (anatomy) and functions (physiology) - that make Denali's sled dogs well-suited to living and working in subarctic winter conditions.

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