Author: frida

Protecting Alaska’s Water Resources

Alaska’s water quality can vary greatly even in areas close to each other. Knowing where your water comes from is important. If you have a well, you may be tapping into an aquifer or groundwater, both sources are fed through…

Karst Caves in Alaska

This Alaska Department of Fish and Game link provides a basic description of karst cave formation in Alaska, the document provides another link that describes the formation in more detail as well as their importance as habitat. Karst Caves in…

Alaska Museum of the North

I apologize for so many posts today, but I found some good information. The Alaska Museum of the North has a page of links for educators that cover a number of science topics.

Earthquakes and Pebble Mine

Th proposed Pebble Mine has ignited serious controversy between different factions of Alaskans. One question I found fascinating was the possibility of seismic activity in the area. There are two major faults that scientists studied for this project. Find out…

Alaska Resource Education

This post doesn’t fit an assignment, but while doing research for the minerals assignment, I remembered this source. Alaska Resource Education provides educational materials free of charge to Alaskan educators; they also offer classes.  Their kits really do have a…