High School ASRA

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The Alaska Summer Research Academy program is currently suspended.

For information on other science opportunities for children and teens, visit https://alaska.edu/k12outreach/index.php

High School ASRA is an intensive, DAY ONLY two-week learning experience for students with an interest in science, technology, engineering and math. Students study one subject (module), work in small teams, and participate in project based learning in a college-like environment.  No housing is provided; however, some modules take students off campus for portions of the ASRA experience to engage in field work. 
 Module sizes are small with an average of ten students and two instructors. Our instructors are faculty, graduate students and industry professionals. There are no grades, tests or homework. Modules are designed to be fun and engaging while offering challenging content.

Some of our past module subjects include biomedicine, veterinary medicine, field geology, GIS, civil engineering, archaeology, marine biology and forensics. 

Here are our module offerings for high school students in 2019

Analyze All the ThingsAir, Water, Soil, Oh My! Analyzing our Arctic Environment

BiomedicineBio Medicine (for high school students entering their Junior and Senior year)

AtlatlDeciphering the Past with Archaeology!

Never trust an AtomRe-enacting the Wild and Weird Nature of Things (for students entering 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th grades) **Applications closed**

Groot and caterpillarPlaying with Science: Creating a Science Game with Digital Design 

Dried FishWhat's for Dinner? Why we Eat What we Eat in Alaska and What it Means for Our Health