UAMN Science Night

Let us bring the museum to you!

Science nightEnhance your school‘s science night or another special event with hands-on objects and museum activities. We can provide a museum educator and activities for a complete event, or complement your existing plans with an educator and single activity.


Families looking at and touching various museum objects on tables.UAMN Science Night

Complete event, 6 activities
Staffed by a museum educator and volunteers from your school.
Planning guide and flyer provided.
Duration:  up to 2 hours
Cost: $500

Choose a theme. We will provide a variety of engaging activities to be staffed by your volunteers. An educator will be present to set up, train your volunteers, and answer questions throughout the event.

  • Art & Science: Explore relationships between art and science through creative activities.
  • Aurora: Learn how the sun helps create northern lights on Earth, and other secrets of the aurora.
  • Climate Science: Discover how climate affects our world. Investigate albedo, sea ice, and more.
  • DNA: Explore the building blocks of life. Learn what genes do and how genetic material is preserved.
  • Museum Collections: See specimens! Investigate how museum researchers make new discoveries.
  • Outer Space: Explore our solar system and beyond on a journey out of this world.
  • Traditional Technologies:  Learn about  Alaska Native technologies. Make tools for life in the north. 

Child looking at a replica bear skull through a magnifying glass.UAMN Science Activity

Single station
Staffed by a museum educator.
Duration: up to 2 hour event
Cost: $100

Choose a topic. All activities incorporate hands-on learning and encourage interaction between family members.

Natural History

  • Bears
  • Beavers
  • Birds
  • Caribou
  • Insects
  • Pelts
  • Plant Anatomy
  • Skulls & Bones
  • Tracks & Scats

Exploring Science

  • Astronomy
  • Nanoscience
  • Taxonomy (collections & sorting)

Dynamic Earth

  • Aurora
  • Climate Science
  • Dinosaurs & Fossils
  • Energy
  • Geology & Art
  • Rocks & Minerals
  • Tectonics


  • Fish Art
  • Marine Mammals
  • Ocean Science
  • Whales




UAMN Science Night Logo.

Download a printable UAMN Science Night flyer about our offerings.

All costs are for the Fairbanks area. Contact us to discuss travel fees.

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