Author: Anna

Hello! I am a teacher in bush Alaska who loves teaching middle school science and art. I have a passion for my parrots and dog. My husband and I recently adopted a new english bulldog puppy. My classwork is very important to me and I love furthering my education in every way I can. Reading and video games are two of my favourite pastimes.

Time-Lapse Shrinking Coastline

These time-lapse videos of the coastline shrinking are really interesting to me.  Just imagine: 4 cameras, pictures every 6 hours for the summer months in Alaska.  That should be enough interest for anyone to click the link and watch 🙂…

Alaskan Climate Patterns

I was interested in finding a link that would help me teach about the weather patterns in Alaska.  The website I found came with a description that says it all:   “The maps presented here were made from the previously…

Alaskan Weather links

This animation is for teaching atmospheric pressure and wind.  This is a weak subject for me.  I am not sure how to teach it best because my understanding is limited so the animations here would help! http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/hurricanes/visualizations/atmospheric_pressure.html

Astronomy & Space Science Links

The links I want to share for Astronomy and space science would help connect it to Alaska (which is how my students learn best, by relating the content to what they know).  The first link I would share information from…

Final Project

My final project for this course is on pyroclastic materials.  I have taught lessons on many aspects of volcanoes, weather, erosion, rocks, etc and wanted to do something different and specific.  When flipping through our textbook, pyroclastic materials really stood…