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Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies cooks up Slough Stew
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies cooks up Slough Stew

NOTE: In order to register your class for a program please contact the appropriate organization by email or phone for a reservation and/or confirmation. (Contact information is listed next to each program on the following pages)

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Estuary Ecology Hike The Kachemak Bay Research Reserve
(Carmen Field)
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1-hour program in Apr/May 2013 as space and time allow. Students will learn important concepts of estuarine ecology through hands-on, inquiry-based activities. No Plant Science
Ocean Science
Earth Science
Outdoors
Wildlife Science
Watershed Science
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Discovery Lab The Kachemak Bay Research Reserve
(Carmen Field)
  • Pre-K
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  • Adult
Note: OUR DISCOVERY LAB PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-13 SCHOOL YEAR IS CURRENTLY FULL - WE HAVE NO SPACES REMAINING. Discovery Lab programs are booked for the upcoming year each August on a designated BookingBlitz Day. The 2013-14 BookingBlitz is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 8am - ... No Earth Science
Plant Science
Wildlife Science
Watershed Science
Ocean Science
Outdoors
Indoors
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Five Senses Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Beth Trowbridge)
  • Pre-K
This one hour field trip utilizes and develops students' five senses as they explore autumn at the Wynn Nature Center. September and October. $25 per class. Yes Outdoors
Plant Science
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Native Plants of Kachemak Bay The Pratt Museum
(Ryjil Christiansen)
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Kachemak Bay native plants in a botanical garden setting arranged by habitat with extensive herbarium for research. A written plant guide is available. No Plant Science View
Forest Ecology The Pratt Museum
(Ryjil Christiansen)
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Forest Ecology trail with written guide gives an overview of a changing forest area of the lower Kenai Peninsula as a result of the spruce bark beetle infestation. No View
Geology of Kachemak Bay The Pratt Museum
(Ryjil Christiansen)
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With open storage representing most of the mammals of the region. Adaptation and taxonomy orientation. Yes View
Peoples of Kachemak Bay The Pratt Museum
(Ryjil Christiansen)
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Who lives in the Kachemak Bay region? Who Are We is an exhibit of sounds and images of many of the animals and plants of the area. Diversity and interdepency orientation. Yes View
The Sea and Man’s Interaction The Pratt Museum
(Ryjil Christiansen)
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With it Storm Warnings exhibits marine safety equipment, marine radio with hear phone of weather broadcast with try-on survival suits and open storage of other safety equipment and Lost and Found shows the faces of mariners nearly lost at sea and plays recordings of their experiences. Process, adaptation, and ... Yes View
Intertidal Life Exploration The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Poppy Benson)
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2-hour program at Bishop's Beach. Students will investigate the types, location, and adaptations of intertidal life. (April, May, September only. Limited time slots. Meet on site) No Wildlife Science
Outdoors
Ocean Science
Conservation
Plant Science
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Marine Debris The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Poppy Benson)
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In this 90-minute program, students experience the challenges marine wildlife faces with entanglement, ingestion, inhalation caused by ocean trash. Analyze trash that the group gathers to understand where marine debris comes from and brainstorm ways to keep it from ending up in the ocean. No Indoors
Outdoors
Wildlife Science
Conservation
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