Museum

Activities and Resources

MUSEUM ACTIVITIES

Explore the museum and the galleries with our activity sheets. Choose the galleries you want to visit with your class and look for the related activities.

Writing boards are available at the museum. Please bring your own pencils. Note: only pencils are allowed in galleries (no markers, pastels, etc).

Answer sheets are available to teachers upon request. Email UA-museumlearn@alaska.edu.


EDUCATOR OPPORTUNITIES


KITS & TEACHING COLLECTION

Museum Education has a large hands-on collection used in our teaching and displays. Enhance your visit with a kit ! Use hands-on objects in your classroom before and/or after your visit. See our Kits & Objects Page

Other sources for kits around town:


UAMN MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES


PHILOSPHERES

Print these rhombicuboctahedrons (26-sided spheres!) onto heavy paper. Then cut, fold and tape to form your own spherical model of the museum or a celestial body.


AUDIO & APP

Checkout a museum audio guide while at the museum or download the free Alaska App at any time.


WWW

Alaska's Digital Archives presents a wealth of historical photographs, albums, oral histories, moving images, maps, documents, physical objects, and other materials from libraries, museums and archives throughout our state including the UA Museum of the North.

National History Day resources from the museum and local school district are available online to help students develop successful exhibits.


Portable planetarium

The University of Alaska Museum of the North and the UAF Geohysical Institute joined forces to bring the state's only digital portable planetarium to communities in Rural Alaska. Learn more about it on the Geophysical Insitute website.


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