Art + Video Contest

Channel your inner Arctic artist

Submit an original piece of artwork or video to help celebrate Arctic Science Summit Week! The contest is open to K-12 students everywhere, and cash prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place in each category. Winners and honorable mention entries will be featured online and on the UAF campus during the conference (March 9-20). This year’s theme is “Many Lands, One Arctic.” The submission deadline is February 10, 2016 (5:00pm Alaska time).

See for contest details, and have fun creating Arctic
science art!

Field Trips

Take your class to the Museum

A field trip to the UA Museum of the North will enrich your lessons, engage student interest and create lasting memories. Visit our Field Trip page.

Activities and Resources

Plan an activity

Let us help you plan your visit. Activity sheets, out of classroom activities, grant information and learning opportunities are available online. Visit our Activities and Resources page.

Kits & Hands-on Objects

Bring museum objects to your class

Museum Kitscontain specimens, artifacts, models and activities for a wide variety of ages. Kit materials reflect the diversity of the UA Museum of the North’s research collections to help you explore culture, science, art and natural history. Visit our Museum Kits & Hands-on Objects page.

UAMN Science Night

Let us bring the museum to you!

Enhance your school‘s family science night or another special event with hands-on specimens and museum science and art activities. We can provide a museum educator and activities for a complete event or complement your existing plans with an individual engaging activity and skilled educator. Visit our UAMN Science Night page.


The world is your classroom

Make the museum a part of your learning. Enjoy a visit, plan a lesson or engage in our special events. Visit our Homeschool page.

Educators' Night

Enjoy an evening just for you

Join us on Educators' Night, September 24, to learn about museum offerings, see kits and explore galleries. Pre-registration is required for this annual free event. Find more information or register online at our Educators' Night page.
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