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Here are activities for all ages that you can easily do at home. Use jelly beans to learn geology or mine for gold in a cookie, our lessons and activities are adaptable for all age groups. Check out our shopping list below.

 

We will be hosting live lessons over Zoom, click the date and time in the lesson block to link to the Zoom meeting when we are live.

 

Lessons from LEGOs (Grades 4 - 8)

No worksheet needed

Live Zoom Virtual Teaching

Video Coming Soon

Virtual Science Fair

Informational session to learn about how to submit a science project, expectations, and ideas!

Live Zoom Virtual Teaching

 
 

Our Alaska Online Curriculum Intro (Grades 6 - 12)

Tune in to watch a short demo of how to access and navigate our NEW online curriculum. You will then explore Alaska’s mineral and energy resources by filling out a scavenger hunt on your own.

Live Zoom Virtual Teaching

 

Energy from the Sun (Grades 4 - 8)

Live Zoom Virtual Teaching

Video Coming Soon

Viscocity

No worksheet needed

Live Zoom Virtual Teaching

 

Designing A Derrick

Worksheet

Live Zoom Virtual Teaching

 

Jelly Belly Geology 

Worksheet

Watch the Recorded Zoom Virtual Teaching

 

Mine-A-Cookie

Worksheet

Live Zoom Virtual Teaching

Video Coming Soon

 

Mineral & Electricity Scavenger Hunts

Mineral Hunt

Worksheet

Electricity Hunt does not require a worksheet.

 
Grade K-2 Activities
Grade 3-5 Activities
Grade 6-8 Activities
Grade 9-12 Activities
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Shopping List

Lessons from LEGOs

  • Small set of LEGO or other building materials (blocks, etc.)

  • Paper and pencil

Energy from the Sun

  • Paper and pencil/other drawing tools

Jelly Belly Geology​

  • Bag of different colored jelly beans (ARE can provide)

  • Worksheet

Design a Derrick

  • Large marshmallows (around 10 or more per child/group)

  • Uncooked spaghetti (15 or more per child/group, ARE can provide)

  • Paper plates

  • Poker chips or some other 'weight' you have a lo of to test strength

  • Worksheet

Viscosity​

  • Small serving of:

    • Chocolate milk

    • Chocolate syrup

    • Chocolate bar

  • Dixie cups (at least enough for each child)

  • 3 plates

  • Clear straws, cut in half (one half per child)

Mine-A-Cookie​

  • Cookie (1 per child/group)

  • Toothpicks (2 or more per child/group)

  • Paper plates

  • Worksheet

  • Optional:

    • Frosting

    • Sprinkles

    • Forks

    • Spoons

Electricity Scavenger Hunt​

  • Paper

  • Writing utensils

Mineral Scavenger Hunt​

  • Writing utensils

  • Worksheet