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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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Marine Mammals of Alaska The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Kendra Bush-St.Louis)
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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
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Seabird Adaptations The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Kendra Bush-St.Louis)
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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
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Dependence and Interdependence of Plants and Animals Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Seth Spencer)
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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
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Animal Characteristics Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Seth Spencer)
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This two hour field trip to Wynn Nature Center focuses on adaptations of local animals, the unique characteristics that make all creatures successful in their habitats. From changing fur color to avoid predators as the seasons change or having the ability to fly silently through the forest without ... Yes Wildlife Science
Outdoors
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Birds of Kachemak Bay The Pratt Museum
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The Pratt Museum has developed two bird adaptations labs that utilize the museum’s collection of taxidermy birds. A Fascinating Feet lab explores the different kinds of feet birds have. Webbed, perching, climbing, feathered and talon feet are discussed. This lab is best suited for younger students. Worksheets are available. The Winter Birds ... Yes
Indoors
Wildlife Science
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Beluga Wetlands Ecology Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Seth Spencer)
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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-October. Summer programs may be arranged for homeschool groups and youth ... Yes Outdoors
Wildlife Science
Watershed Science
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Scavenger Hunt The Pratt Museum
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Students are given laminated questions and are asked to explore the galleries and find the answers. For example, “Oil is not just used for fuel. Many common household things are also made from oil. Find the display showing different items — Which one of these things is not made from ... Yes
Wildlife Science
Indoors
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