Home Programs

Programs

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)

Search: Clear
Organization
Grade(s)
Topic(s)

Program Name Organization Grade(s) Description Fee Topic(s) View
Comparative Mammal Skull Lab The Pratt Museum
(Ryjil Christiansen)
  • 4
This program offers a hands on skull lab focusing on the mammals of Kachemak Bay. Adaptation and taxonomy orientation. No


View
Alaska Coastal Ecology Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Beth Trowbridge)
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
1-3 day field science program at the Peterson Bay Coastal Science Field Station. Students explore the intertidal and coastal forest ecosystems, as well as geology and Native cultures through hands-on activities. Studies focus on adaptations, ecosystem connections, environmental monitoring, and problem-solving through hikes, labs, and learning activities. April-May and September. ... Yes Outdoors
Wildlife Science
Plant Science
View
Digital Nature Photography The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Kendra Bush-St.Louis)
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
A 2-hour program in which students learn the basics of photo composition and practice these skills out in nature. All students will receive a CD of their photos after the program. (NOTE limit of 15 students for individual camera use, 30 students for partner use) No Art
Outdoors
View
Marine Mammals of Alaska The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Kendra Bush-St.Louis)
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Discover how rare whales, seals, sea lions, polar bears and sea otters make their living in Alaska Maritime Natiohal Wildlife Refuge’s frigid waters. Touch and compare real skulls and pelts of these sea animals. No Conservation
Ocean Science
Wildlife Science
Indoors
View
Seabird Adaptations The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Kendra Bush-St.Louis)
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
A 60-minute program in which students meet the seabirds of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. Discover their adaptations and key role in marine ecology. Assist in “building” a seabird. No Wildlife Science
Indoors
Ocean Science
View
Dependence and Interdependence of Plants and Animals Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Beth Trowbridge)
  • 3
This two hour field trip explores the interdependence of plants and animals as the students take a short hike through the trails of the Wynn Nature Center. August-October. $75 per class. Yes Plant Science
Wildlife Science
Outdoors
View
Beluga Wetlands Ecology Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Beth Trowbridge)
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Two-hour program explores coastal wetlands along the shores of the freshwater Beluga Lake and estuarine Beluga Slough. Students compare and contrast the two types of wetlands, learn about wetlands functions and how to collect and identify aquatic invertebrates. April-May. Summer programs may be arranged for homeschool groups and youth ... Yes Outdoors
Wildlife Science
Watershed Science
View
Habitats Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Beth Trowbridge)
  • 2
This two hour field trip defines and explores different habitats of the Wynn Nature Center. Habitats explored includes: spruce forests, bogs, and meadows. September-October. $50 per class. Yes Outdoors
Plant Science
View
 

A special thanks to the Homer Foundation for funding and to Stan Anderson for hosting the website.