Community Outreach

Interior Alaska Science Fair

Each year, the education department chooses projects at the Interior Alaska Science Fair that demonstrate Alaska-related exhibit themes.

Student collections of specimens and/or observations of natural and cultural history phenomena are important. We judge the exhibit on the clarity of the hypothesis, research methodology, conclusions, and how the exhibit theme is interpreted. Only six awards are given each year.Congratulations to the winners of the museum’s 2014 District Science Fair Awards.

2014 District Science Fair Winners

Models of Earthquakes - Timothy, 1st grade, Pearl Creek Elementary

Cold Fish - Morgan, 3rd grade, Homeschool

Hide Tanning - Nanieezh, 4th grade, Anne Wien Elementary

What Kind of Food Do Gray Jays Like? - Devon, 5th grade, Salcha Elementary

“Dem Dry Bones” - Amanda, 5th grade, University Park Elementary

Study of Juvenile Long Nose Fish - Will, 8th grade, Homeschool

Science Potpourri

Science Potpourri is a CNSM tradition. For more than 20 years, the free community event has entertained and inspired the Fairbanks community, and it's tons of fun too!

Since 2012, our Education departement holds Nanotechnology activities in collaboration with Research Assistant Professors Shiva and Nilima Hullavarad (INE).

UAMN Education & Public Programs is part of NISE network.

community Fair

Look for us at local Community Fairs: Alyeska Best Beginning Family Fair in September and Mush for Kids in April.

UAMN Science Night

Enhance your school‘s family science night or another special event with hands-on specimens and museum science and art activities. We can provide a museum educator and activities for a complete event or complement your existing plans with an individual engaging activity and skilled educator. Visit our UAMN Science Night page.

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