Author: dawn

Dune Lake- Clues to Ancient Alaska

The link https://www.gi.alaska.edu/ScienceForum/ASF15/1534.html connects you to an article about Dune Lake by Ned Rozwell through the Alaska Science Forum supported by the Geophysical Institute. Dune Lake is 25 miles south of Nenana. The article discusses the formation of the lake…

Alaska’s Jade Mountain

The website sitnews.com, based out of Ketchikan, Alaska presents “stories in the news”. At the link https://www.sitnews.us/JuneAllen/AlaskaJade/100504_jade_mountain.html there is a 2004 article by June Allen about Alaska’s legendary Jade Mountain roughly 150 miles east of Kotzebue. The article discusses locations…

Windows to the Universe- Rock Cycle

The National Earth Science teachers association hosts the Windows to the Universe website at https://www.windows2universe.org/earth/geology/rocks_intro.html. Honestly, I don’t think the animations at this site are as interesting or well done as some of the other sites posted on our blog,…

STEM videos at x-streamscience.com

Go to https://x-streamscience.com to download short videos surrounding science, technology, engineering, and math. The videos are about 5 minutes long and geared towards middle school students. The website also has teacher downloads and links to other great sites. Even though…

Dawn Ell Fitzpatrick

As a child, I lived between Fairbanks and Anchorage and then moved to Virginia for high school. I attended the University of Virginia for my undergraduate degree in Environmental Science and then returned home to Fairbanks. I worked as a…