Activities and Resources
Explore the museum and the galleries with our activity sheets. Choose the galleries you want to visit with your class and look for the related activities.
Writing boards are available at the museum. Please bring your own pencils. Note: only pencils are allowed in galleries (no markers, pastels, etc).
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Answer sheets are available upon request. Email UAfirstname.lastname@example.org.
SPECIAL EXHIBIT RESOURCES
EXPEDITION ALASKA: DINOSAURS
Information and an activity guide for this special exhibit which paints a picture of Mesozoic Alaska, a polar forest teeming with dinosaurs.
KITS & TEACHING COLLECTION
Museum Education has a large hands-on collection used in our teaching and displays. Enhance your visit with a kit! Use hands-on objects in your classroom before and/or after your visit. See our Kits & Objects Page.
Other sources for kits around town:
UAMN MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES
- Exhibit & Education film
- UAMN YouTube (collecting)
- iTunes U (Museum podcasts)
- UAMN Tumblr
- PoLAR Voices (audio adventure on climate change)
Print these rhombicuboctahedrons (26-sided spheres!) onto heavy paper. Then cut, fold and tape to form your own spherical model of the museum or a celestial body.
- Museum Exterior
- Museum Lobby
- Gallery of Alaska
- Earth (for coloring)
- Earth (color version)
AUDIO & APP
Check out a museum audio guide while at the museum or download the free Alaska App at any time.
ON THE WEB
Alaska's Digital Archives presents a wealth of historical photographs, albums, oral histories, moving images, maps, documents, physical objects, and other materials from libraries, museums and archives throughout our state including the UA Museum of the North.
National History Day resources from the museum and local school district are available online to help students develop successful exhibits.
The University of Alaska Museum of the North and the UAF Geohysical Institute joined forces to bring the state's only digital portable planetarium to communities in Rural Alaska. Learn more about it on the Geophysical Institute website.