Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...highlights from that and a few of thousands of science bites offered at the meeting. The meeting...others, said Marco Tedesco of the National Science Foundation. This news came a day after...shift is underway.Jeffries, now Arctic Science Advisor for the Office of Naval Research...
My Turn: Competing religions at Christmas

...replaced by plastic currency often exchanged through even more invisible electronic bytes. How capitalism operates can't be a science if we're asked to trust in inviable ideas instead of quantifiably reproducible measurements. The fact is, on a daily basis...
ANSWER 2.0 recruiting sixth graders

Alaska's education resource center SERRC is looking for sixth grade student interested in applying for science, technology, engineering, and math program called "ANSWER 2.0."ANSWER 2.0 is a pilot project aimed to expand STEM education...
State approves tougher math standards for graduation

...with the Class of 2015. It increased credits for math and science while decreasing the work readiness program.The increased...will now allow students to test out of math, language arts, science, social studies and world languages courses; school accountability...
Baltuck to lead presentation, class this weekend

...Collections program this Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10:30 a.m. noon. Baltuck's academic background in botany and science informs her passion for drawing and painting nature, which is the primary subject matter of her work. She will discuss thelink...
My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

...As for the separate question of the science, it, for example, cannot be seriously...connected with Pebble. Pebble only wants science that will demonstrate the value of the minerals in the ground, not science that calls out the risks. With all...
Mastodons long gone from the north

...across North America as ice sheets grew and melted. What was different about the last big melt that killed off the mastodons for good?? Ned Rozell is a science writer for the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Alaska Science Forum: Snow-starved Alaska not the normal state

...water disguised as fluff, one wonders if a vole can feel the warming, hear the man sounds fading and sense the return to the most familiar season.? Ned Rozell is in his 20th year as a science writer for the Geophysical Institute.
Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own

...Indeed a fortunate observer may still see the dogs throw up the fish alive, provided only that the fish were not too hard frozen."? Ned Rozell is a science writer for the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Educator Spotlight: Elisabeth Hauser I am a huge advocate of science education for young children. I strongly believe that hands-on science in the classroom gives children more...reading. I am member of both the National Science Teachers Association and the Alaska...


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