top of page

Alaska Resource Education Curriculum

Alaska Resource Education’s curriculum is crafted to ignite, inspire and education students about Alaska’s resources. Our lessons are designed to spark an interest and encourage students to explore careers in Alaska’s resource industry. Lessons span ages K-12 and are focused on the areas of energy, mining and forestry.

 

Our curriculum has been correlated to the Alaska State Science Standards for the greatest ease of use and accessibility for educations. Common Core has also been applied. 

 

Different Ways to Learn

ARE has activities and lessons organized by unit subject, search our library for activities that fit your learning goals. 

_U5U7634.jpg

Our GIS site lets you learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos.

Rocks & Minerals

Students will learn what rocks and minerals are, how to identify them using scientific tools, and how rocks and minerals impact our daily lives.

_N3V5509.jpg

From oil and natural gas to silver and gold, Alaska’s resources are bountiful. Want to know more? Our GIS site has everything you need to know about resource development in Alaska. Learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos. 

ESRI_logo_logotype.png
Energy & Electricity

Students will learn about the concepts of energy and electricity, what sources of energy we have in Alaska, and how we can conserve energy.

DSCF8712.jpg

From oil and natural gas to silver and gold, Alaska’s resources are bountiful. Want to know more? Our GIS site has everything you need to know about resource development in Alaska. Learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos. 

ESRI_logo_logotype.png
Renewable Energy In Alaska

Students will learn about the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy, what sources of renew- able energy we have in Alaska, and what benefits and potential drawbacks these sources provide.

Wind Turbines

From oil and natural gas to silver and gold, Alaska’s resources are bountiful. Want to know more? Our GIS site has everything you need to know about resource development in Alaska. Learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos. 

ESRI_logo_logotype.png
Careers & Training

Students will identify career pathways, including where to get trained, scholarship opportunities, and hiring companies and organizations in Alaska.

_U5U0643.JPG

From oil and natural gas to silver and gold, Alaska’s resources are bountiful. Want to know more? Our GIS site has everything you need to know about resource development in Alaska. Learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos. 

ESRI_logo_logotype.png
Mining in Alaska

Students will learn about current day mining processes, from exploration to reclamation, and what mining in Alaska looks like.

_U5U0608.jpg

From oil and natural gas to silver and gold, Alaska’s resources are bountiful. Want to know more? Our GIS site has everything you need to know about resource development in Alaska. Learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos. 

ESRI_logo_logotype.png
Oil & Gas in Alaska

Students will learn about the process of oil and gas exploration and extraction, where this happens in Alaska, what we use oil for, and how it impacts Alaska’s economy.

DL 2.JPG

From oil and natural gas to silver and gold, Alaska’s resources are bountiful. Want to know more? Our GIS site has everything you need to know about resource development in Alaska. Learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos. 

ESRI_logo_logotype.png
Economics & Energy Costs

Students will explore the complex role that natural resources play in Alaska’s economy, from providing state revenue to impacts on local electricity costs.

Stacks of Coins

From oil and natural gas to silver and gold, Alaska’s resources are bountiful. Want to know more? Our GIS site has everything you need to know about resource development in Alaska. Learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos. 

ESRI_logo_logotype.png
Forestry

Students will explore the requirements of a healthy forest, how trees are used as a resource, and balancing a variety of land uses within our forest ecosystems.

Forest Road

From oil and natural gas to silver and gold, Alaska’s resources are bountiful. Want to know more? Our GIS site has everything you need to know about resource development in Alaska. Learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos. 

ESRI_logo_logotype.png
Curriculum

Our Alaska

The story of Alaska's mineral & energy resources
9-12 curriculum 

From oil and natural gas to silver and gold, Alaska’s resources are bountiful. Want to know more? Our GIS site has everything you need to know about resource development in Alaska. Learn all about the major players, resources available and career opportunities. Get an insider look with photos and videos. 

A JOURNEY THROUGH ALASKA’S MINING AND ENERGY INDUSTRIES

 

Students can explore the history, geography, process, economics, health, safety, environment and careers in Alaska’s energy and mining industries. This online resource portal combined with the associated curriculum will allow teachers to bring a wide range of guest speakers into their classroom without the hassle of having to schedule them!

 

The curriculum is designed to be 9 weeks long, but can be adapted to fit any classroom. Each unit can be stand alone, or be combined together for a deep dive into two of the main resource industries in Alaska.

 

If you are a teacher interested in using the curriculum that coincides with the online portal in conjunction with live sessions from Alaska Resource Education staff, please reach out to Beki at btoussaint@akresource.org

ESRI_logo_logotype.png
Our Alaska
bottom of page