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Contact: Kris Fister, (907) 683-9583
The Murie Science and Learning Center , with the support of Alaska Geographic, is awarding scholarships to teachers for accredited courses taking place in Denali National Park and Preserve. These field-based courses are small group intensives that expose teachers to science, research, and educational opportunities using Denali as their classroom. Courses are three to five days in length. Professional development credit is made available through the University of Alaska. For additional information and to apply, please visit the Alaska Geographic website. The application deadline is February 27, 2015.
The courses available for the 2015 scholarships are:
- High Country Wildflowers: A Closer Look (June 23 – 25)
- Birds of Denali (June 26 - 28)
- Climate Change: Seeing, Understanding, and Teaching (June 29 - July 2)
- Glaciology: Backcountry Citizen Science (July 30 – August 3)
- Archaeology Citizen Science (August 4 – 6)
- Bears of Denali (August 10 – 12)
The summer field courses are a partnership program between the National Park Service and Alaska Geographic through the Murie Science and Learning Center. Alaska Geographic is a proud supporter of the center’s mission to provide research, discovery, and learning opportunities within northern Alaska National Parks to promote understanding, appreciation, and caring for our national and cultural heritage. For additional information or questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (907) 683-6432.