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Sea life, poisons and learning about science

Science and students go hand-in-hand in Southeast Alaska, where unique opportunities...NOAA offers a variety of opportunities for school groups to learn about science in a fresh way. For more information, or to plan a field trip for a group...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-21/sea-life-poisons-and-learning-about
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...technicians and scientists have installed 20 stations in Alaska, including the one in Minto. Next year, workers with the National Science Foundation-funded project will try to install 40 more seismometers in some of the loneliest spots in Alaska and the Yukon...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/alaska-science-forum-minto-earthquak
Outdoors
Hands-on help for STEM education

...more likely to get kids excited about science, technology, math and engineering...STEM, Degener explained, stands for science, technology, engineering and math...We're teaching kids about pressure ... science, using technology to measure and record...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-17/hands-help-stem-education
Local
UAF to receive $1M gift

...graduate students at the UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Juneau Center."This gift is a wonderful highlight in the...DIPAC," said Michael Castellini, Dean of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at UAF. "Their dedication to supporting students speaks highly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-17/uaf-recieve-1m-gift
Local
UAS' One Campus, One Book project announces fall events

...and present the lecture, "Discovering Science and Finding the Story: Steinbeck and...interest include the intersections of science and writing, especially literature of...Oct. 10, Egan Library: "Discovering Science and Finding the Story: Steinbeck and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/uas-one-campus-one-book-project-announces
Art
Board of education to consider regulations

...legislation allowing secondary school students to test-out of and receive credit for courses offered in math, language arts, science, social studies and world languages.The proposed regulations would require districts to provide testing at least twice a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/board-education-consider-regulations
State
Arts calendar

...biggest trick this film plays is the one that fools us all. "Disruption"- SEACC Movie Night, Sunday. An exploration of the science, the political process, the industry special interests and the civic stasis that have brought us to this crossroads in climate...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/arts-calendar
Art
Alaska Science Forum: Maverick red aspens in a world of gold

...of showing insects its vigor compared to its drab, easy-to-attack neighbor.? 2014 is Ned Rozell's 20th year as a science writer for the Geophysical Institute. Since the late 1970s, the director of the Geophysical Institute at the University of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/alaska-science-forum-maverick-red-as
Outdoors
For military ship, civilian science is the mission

...primary mission of supporting civilian science. The hanger is stocked full of scientific...empty room below deck that serves as a science lab."In one of those big missions where...officer Captain John Reeves said of the science lab during a tour of the ship with...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/emily-russo-miller/2014-09-10/military-ship-ci
On the Trails: Highbush cranberries

...rough-surfaced, dark, lumpy cankers on the stem. One of the U.S. Forest Service forest pathologists at the Juneau Forestry Sciences Lab very kindly followed up on this observation, sending the specimens to a genetics lab for identification. It turned out...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/trails-highbush-cranberries
Outdoors

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