AK STEAM Collaboration Newsletter

Sharing STEAM opportunities and resources through statewide collaboration

The NNA-CO and the University of Alaska Fairbanks International Arctic Research Center, in partnership with the Alaska Science Teachers Association, share STEAM opportunities and resources on a quarterly basis through this newsletter. We share Alaska and Arctic-focused opportunities and resources for educators in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

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February, 2024
Issue 4 - Spring 2024
  • Classroom Resources
    • Create Virtual Field Trips
    • Alaska Ocean Observing System
    • "Dirty Snow" Webinar
  • Science Stars!
  • Nomination for Frederik Paulson Arctic Academic Action Award
  • Opportunities for Educators
    • FREE membership to the Alaska Science Teachers Association
    • 16th Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference (WAISC)
    • Climate and Equity Education: A Summer Institute for Learning and Teaching
    • Climate Change in my Community: Water and Fish
    • Introducing CLEAN's Climate Mental Health Activi
November, 2023
Issue 3 - Fall 2023
  • 2024 Tsunami Bowl
  • Science Stars!
  • Science Resource: Project Learning Tree 'Together for Birds'
  • Join the FIRST Lego League
  • Opportunities for Educators
    • FREE membership to the Alaska Science Teachers Association
    • Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science
    • Opportunity: Alaska Marine Science Symposium
    • NSTA Awards and Recognition Program
  • Opportunities for Students
    • Inspiring Girls* Expedition
August, 2023
Issue 2 - Summer 2023
  • Renewable Energy Alaska Project
  • Science Stars!
  • Science Resource: New Permafrost Discovery Gateway education websites
  • ASTA Award Winners
  • Opportunities for Educators
    • Workshop: Scenarios of Change
    • Opportunity: Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching
    • Grants: Travel Grants for Polar Educators
    • Polar STEAM Educator: Applications open
  • Opportunities for Students
    • Contest: Sealaska Heritage Way of Life Photo Contest
    • Alaska Youth for Environmental Action
April, 2023
Issue 1 - Spring 2023
  • Classroom Activity: Permafrost in the classroom
  • Science Stars!
  • Science Resource: Arctic Rivers Storymap
  • Celebrating Science
  • Opportunities for Educators
    • Citizen Science: Share river and lake ice photos
    • Workshop: How to teach climate change towards empowerment
    • Fellowship Program: The CEE - Change Fellowship
  • Opportunities for Students
    • Webinar: Exploring GeoMagnetism through Citizen Science
    • Film Screening: Gen Z Mental Health and Climate