Reference Materials

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Spring 2017 courses are listed in alphabetical order by course code.

This area is used to post materials from or for specific OLLI classes, though all are welcome to view them. 

It can be used to:
   Post Powerpoint slides that were shown in class so that students can review them later;
   Provide extra sources of information not covered in class;
   Make material available before the start of a class.


CP-10 Home Computer Security (Spring 2017)
taught by Barbara Horner-Miller and Jan Julian

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Week 1

CP-12 eBay, Craigslist, Paypal (Spring 2017)
by Frank Abegg

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Day 1- Welcome, 7.7 MB
Day 1- Other Websites, 1.3 MB
Day 1- Selling on eBay, 2.2 MB
Day 2- Class Overview Handout, 6.4 MB
Day 2- eBay Sniping Handout, 1.4 MB
Day 2- Search Handout, 2.4 MB


EX-06 Beginning Yoga (Fall 2017)
by Marsha Munsell

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Handouts


FF-02 Gluten-Free Baking (Spring 2017)
by Marsha Munsell

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Foods to Avoid on a GF Diet, 74 KB
So What Can You Eat, 32 KB
Gluten-Free Baking Tips, 155 KB
Gluten-Free Breads, 136 KB
Gluten-Free Flatbreads, 104 KB
Gluten-Free Quickbreads, 158 KB
Gluten-Free Sweets, 92 KB


FF-06 Practical Beekeeping for Fairbanks (Spring 2017)
by Jeffrey Simonson

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NOTE for those who have never used Dropbox: A window will open that asks you to sign in or create a Dropbox account, but it isn't required. At the bottom of that window there will be a clickable link that allows you to bypass creating an account and go directly to downloading the documents.

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FF-07 Growing Trees From Seeds (Spring 2017)
by Jim Smith

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Transplanting Trees and Seedlings, 783 KB
Alaska Plant Hardiness Map JPG, 301 KB
Alaska Plant Hardiness Map 2, 674
USNA Alaska Plant Hardiness Map 3, 101 KB
Alaska Tree Key, 870 KB
Plant Succession Over Time JPG, 76 KB
Crop Profile for Trees, 23.6 MB
Photos for Tree Handout, 14.7MB
How to Grow a Tree or Shrub from Seed, 77 KB
Raising Trees and Shrubs from Seed, 664 KB
Planting and Caring for a Tree Seedling, 167 KB
Plant a Tree, 640 KB
Seedlings, 85.7 MB
Root Pruning, 28 KB
Trees and Shrubs for Interior Alaska Landscapes, 178 KB
Siberian Larch Handout, 1.7 MB
Spruce from Seed, 431 KB
Black Spruce: The Perfect Fire Species, 21.9 MB
Bird Vetch Control in Yards and Gardens, 1.6 MB
Quotes About Planting Trees, 110 KB


HIS-06 De-mystifying Cannabis (Spring 2017)
by Carl Addington

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De-mystifying Cannabis Powerpoint, 1.4 MB


HIS-11 History of Ocean Exploration (Spring 2017)
taught by Mark Johnson and Dave Norton

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Week 1a
Week 1b
Week 1c
Week 1d
Week 2


HIS-12 Scoundrels in Northern History: Chapter VI (Spring 2017)
taught by Dave Norton and Marvin Falk

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Week 1a
Week 1b
Week 1c


HIS-17 Elections, Voting Systems, and Electoral Reform (Spring 2017)
taught by Pat Lambert

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Week 1 Links


HIS-18 Ireland: The Struggle for Independence (Spring 2017)
taught by Pat Lambert

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Week 1: History
Week 1: Links


HL-01 Health Potpourri (Spring 2017)
Week 4: Vitamin D, by Melinda Evans

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Lecture Slides,1.8 MB
Chart: Disease Incidence Prevention by Serum Levels, 138 KB


HL-03 Know Your Medications (Spring 2017)
by Brittany Karns

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Week 1 Lecture Slides,19.3 MB
Week 2 Lecture Slides, 22.4 MB
Supplements Frei Lecture, 2.3 MB


HL-04 Burnout Intervention: Restore Joy in Life (Spring 2017)
by Jean Tsigonis

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Prolong & Restore Joy to Your Career Life, 5.8 MB
Resiliency PowerPoint, 543 KB
Mindfulness PowerPoint, 42 KB
Compassion Fatigue, 93 KB
Happy MD Videos, 28 KB
Burnout Prevention Matrix, 292 KB
DBT Skills Training Worksheets, 1.8 MB
DBT Skills Training Handouts, 2.2 MB
DBT Skills Training Teaching Guide, 3.0 MB
Compassion Fatigue Rumph & Rosson, 29 MB


HL-07 Using Technology to Improve Your Health (Spring 2017)
by Ashley May

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Missed Lecture - Sleep, 4.1 MB


HL-15 Vitamin D: Diet, Supplements and/or Sun? (Spring 2017)
by Melinda Evans

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Disease Incidence Prevention by Serum25(OH)D Level, 134 KB


LIT-02 Modern American Poetry I and II (Spring 2017)
by Scott Sexton

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Emily Dickinson
Whitman - Song of Myself
Week 2 Poems
Week 3 Poems
Week 4 Poems
Week 5 Poems
Week 6 Poems
Beatniks


LNG-03 Spoken Italian for Travelers (Spring 2017)
taught by Don Gray

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Handout


MTH-01 History of Mathematics for Everyone (Spring 2017)
by Jill Faudree

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Day 1: Numerical Representation,
1.3 MB
Day 2: Geometry, 292 KB
Day 2: Problems & Bibliography, 49 KB


MTH-02 MathCounts for Seniors (Spring 2017)
by Clark Milne

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MathCounts for Seniors Handbook
Class Problems


MTH-03 Pi Day (Spring 2017)
by Sarah Garland

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Handouts


SCI-01 Global Climate & Interior Alaska (Spring 2017)
by Chase Stoudt

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How Oceanic & Atmospheric Circulation Affects the Climate of Interior Alaska, 11.5 MB


SCI-02 Natural History of Alaskan Seabirds (Spring 2017)
by Ed Murphy

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Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3
Lecture 4
Lecture 5
Nuclear Alaska, Public Radio, Audio File (from 2005)


SCI-05 Tote That Barge, Lift That Bale (Spring 2017)
taught by Janice Ott

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Muscles, week 1


SCI-07 Paleolithic Art Pieces and the Science Behind Them (Spring 2017)
taught by Dale Guthrie

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Week 1


SOC-02 Alzheimer's & Dementia: What Do We Need to Know? (Spring 2017)
by Joan Adams

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Overview of Alzheimer's Disease, 2.5 MB
Week 3 Handout, 1.7 MB
What is Good for the Brain, 151 KB
Week 4 Handout, 854 KB


Winter Lecture:
Alaska: an Ocean State of Mystery, Hip Boots, and Exploitation (January 2017)

by Vera Alexander

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  Part 1, 1.3 MB
  Part 2, 1.4 MB



ART-03  Create Your Own Fabric (Fall 2016)
taught by Karen Malone

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Bucket Fabric Dyeing
Dyeing Silk Scarves
Dye Your Fabric
Fabric Painting Basics
Microwave Fabric Dyeing
Shaving Cream Dyeing
Paintstik Instructions by Laura Murray
Shiva Paintstik
Web Addresses with Ideas and Techniques


ART-04  Knitting from Charts (Fall 2016)
taught by Gail Davidson

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Week 1 Diamonds (259 KB)
Week 2 Colors (305 KB)
Week 3 Charts (641 KB)
Week 3 Lace (450 KB)
Week 3 Ear Flap Hat Pattern (47 KB)
Week 4 Cables (642 KB)


ART-06  Shaker Furniture: Exploring the simple perfection of Shaker design and construction (Fall 2016)
taught by Jeffrey Simonson

The link below will take you "Dropbox," where you can download the latest versions of course materials.

NOTE for those who have never used Dropbox: A window will open that asks you to sign in or create a Dropbox account, but it isn't required. At the bottom of that window there will be a clickable link that allows you to bypass creating an account and go directly to downloading the documents.
Link to Dropbox to download course materials


ART-09  Introduction to Reed Basket Weaving (Fall 2016)
ART-11 Advanced Basket Weaving (Fall 2016)

taught by Krista Holbrook

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Making a Jelly Jar Basket


CP-01  Searching the Internet (Fall 2016)
taught by Lewis Overton

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Course Description and Syllabus
Additional Information


CP-03  Self-Publishing (Fall 2016)
taught by Ray Bonnell

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Week 1 notes (804 KB)
Week 2 outline (666 KB)
Week 2, Companion Materials (1.6 MB)
Week 3, Designing your Book (280 KB)
Week 3, Companion Materials (1.5 MB)
Week 4, outline (159 KB)
Week 4, Page Layout Software (95 KB)
Week 4, Marketing and Distribution Strategies (641 KB)


CP-08 FNSB Library's Digital Resources (Fall 2016)
taught by Melissa Harter

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Week 1
Week 3
D
omain Extension Definitions : Internet Link


EX-05  Beginning Yoga (Fall 2016)
taught by Marsha Munsell

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Handouts


EX-07  Strength Training for Needy Knees (Fall 2016)
taught by Susan Sugai

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Core Stability (posted 11/3/16)
Class 1 Lower Control Zone
Class 1 Functional Assessment
Female Athlete Knee
Strengthening Your Hip Muscles
Muscles
Workout Level 1
Workout Level 2
Core Strength References
Core Workout With a Stability Ball


FLM-03  Michael Moore Films (Fall 2016)
taught by Rich Seifert

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Bowling for Columbine Study Guide


HL-04  Self-Hypnosis (Fall 2016)
taught by Jim Conner

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Group Hypnosis Week 8
Group Hypnosis Week 7
Group Hypnosis Week 6
Rules of the Mind (week 6)
Week 3 Group Hypnosis 9/30/16
What is Hypnosis?
Practice Script
Mini Practice
Sample Script
Quantum Mechanics and the Global Consciousness Project
The Wisdom of your Cells, part 1
The Wisdom of your Cells, part 2
The Wisdom of your Cells, part 3
Group Hypno 1
Emotional Freedom Technique
Group Hypno 2
Group Hypno 3
Group Hypno 4 (44 KB)


HL-05 Sprouting Year-Round (Fall 2016)
taught by Janne Maier

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Day 1 (563 KB)
Day 2 (473 KB)
Day 3 (1 MB)
Day 4 (900 KB)
Day 5 (1 MB)


HL-07 From Aging to Sageing (Fall 2016)
taught by Teri Viereck

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Week 1
Week 2a
Week2b
Sitting in a Chair (updated 11/1/16, 23 MB mp3 audio file)


HL-08 Balanced Activity and Nutrition (Fall 2016)
taught by Janne Maier

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4


HL-10 Naturopathic Medicine (Fall 2016)
taught by Amy Williamson

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Building a Health Care Team (week 1) (295 KB)
Naturopathic Doctors (week 2) (916 KB)


HL-14 Health Maintenance Topics  (Fall 2016)
taught by Jean Tsigonis

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Week 1
Week 2
Choose Wisely Recommendations
Week 4


HIS-01  The Great Courses: An Introduction (Fall 2016)
taught by Amythe Strobell

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Proposed Viewing List
Lending TTC List


HIS-02  History of Alaska's Permanent Fund (Fall 2016)
taught by Rich Seifert

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Course Outline and Agenda
What is the Permanent Fund for, Anyway?
Who owns Alaska?
The Alaska Experience: A Word to the Wise
Protecting our Permanent Fund, A Joint Resolution
Article from March 2009, www.apfc.org
Letter, Alaskans should give up PFD to keep door to taxes close
file with PFD video links by 5 AK governors


HIS-03  Scoundrels in Northern History: Chapter V (Fall 2016)
taught by Dave Norton

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Week 1a (2.5 MB)
Week 1b (1.8 MB)
Week 1c (2.1 MB)
Week 1d (2.0 MB)
Week 2a (2.1 MB)
Week 2b (1.3 MB)
Week 2c (1.0 MB)
Week 3a (1.5 MB)
Week 3b (1.1 MB)
Week 3c (1.1 MB)


HIS-04  Ireland, 1916 and After (Fall 2016)
taught by Pat Lambert

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Reading Suggestions
Selected Links


HIS-12 History of Ocean Exploration (Fall 2016)
taught by Mark Johnson

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3a
Week 3b
Week 3c
Week 3d
Week 4


LIT-01 Modern American Poetry (Fall 2016)
taught by Scott Sexton

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Week 2 Materials  
NOTE: when you click on the mp3 files, they will automatically download
Week 2: Introduction and Chapter 1 (pdf, 382 KB)
Poems for week 2 (pdf, 127 KB))
ModPo chap 1.2 (mp3, 10.1 MB)
Rae Armantrout The Way (mp3, 442 KB)
Rae Armantrout discusses The Way (mp3, 4.6 KB)
Cid Corman Poem (mp3, 333 KB)
Allen Ginsberg Poem (mp3, 2.2 MB)
Russe Danse (mp3, 44.9 MB)
Lorine Niedecker (mp3, 334 KB)
Lorine Niedecker Wild Man and Forclosure (mp3, 21.8 MB)
WC Williams 1 (mp3 1.4 MB)
WC Williams 2 (mp3, 1.1 MB)

Week 1 Materials
Week 1: Introduction and Chapter 1 (pdf, 272 MB)
Emily Dickenson (pdf, 73 KB)
ModPo Intro (14.4 MB)
Dwell (mp3, 363 KB)
Dwell video transcript (pdf, 46 KB)
Song of Myself Whitman (pdf, 251 KB)
SoM Richetti canto 1 (mp3, 597 KB)
SoM Richetti canto 2 (mp3, 1.2 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 3 (mp3, 1.3 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 5 (mp3, 859 KB)
SoM Richetti canto 6 (mp3, 1.4 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 8 (mp3, 1.0 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 10 (mp3, 1.2 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 14 (mp3, 813 KB)
SoM Richetti canto 47 (mp3, 1.5 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 52 (mp3, 685 KB)
SoM Excerpts (mp3, 4.4 MB)
SoM video transcript 1 (pdf, 46 KB)
SoM video transcript 2 (pdf, 42 KB)
SoM video transcript 47 (pdf, 44 KB)
The Brain video transcript 1 (pdf, 40 KB)
The Brain video transcript 2 (pdf, 34 KB)
Tell all the Truth video transcript (pdf, 40 KB)


LIT-05 History of American Strips (Fall 2016)
taught by Greg Hill

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Week 1 (2.6 MB)
Week 2 (3.7 MB)
Week 3 (3.3 MB)


LIT-06 Meet Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Fall 2016)
taught by Kayt Sunwood

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Class Information and some links
Here are some you tube videos too.
The danger of a single story
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: 2015 Wellesley College Commencement Speaker
We should all be feminists- TEDxEuston
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Refugees, Race, and Americanah

LNG-01  Conversational Spanish (Fall 2016)
taught by Kim Stewart

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Below is the link to a Spanish pronunciation guide:
Studyspanish.com


MUS-02 Murder Ballads (Fall 2016)
taught by Sine Anahita

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Syllabus
Lyrics from First Night
Pretty Polly Paradox
Week 3


RB-01 Neophyte's Guide to Numerology (Fall 2016)
taught by Ginny McDowell

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Numerology Worksheets
Essence & Personal Years Sample
Major Life Cycles & Free Play


SCI-01 Emerging Infectious Diseases (Fall 2016)
taught by Andrea Ferrante

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Week 1 notes (1.8 MB)
Week 2 notes (3.5 MB)
Week 3 Ebola (840 KB)
Week 4 Zika (2.0 MB)


SCI-02 Natural History of Alaskan Mammals (Fall 2016)
taught by Ed Murphy

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Lecture 1 (4.8 MB)
Lecture 2 (2.0 MB)
Lecture 3 (2.6 MB)
Lecture 4 (2.1MB)
Lecture 5 (2.0 MB)

 


SCI-03 & SCI-04  Music and the Brain, parts I & II (Fall 2016)
facilitator Sarah Garland

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Bibliography with suggested readings by lecture (724 KB)


SCI-05 Space Physics & Aurora (Fall 2016)
taught by Victoriya Forsythe

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Lecture 1 (2.1 MB)
Lecture 2, The Sun (2.2 MB)
Lecture 3 (2.2 MB)
Lecture 4 (1.3 MB)


SCI-06 Arctic Climate: From Research to Applications (Fall 2016)
taught by Uma Bhatt

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Week 1 (3.0 MB)
Week 2 (2.0 MB)
Week 3: Guest Lecture Rick Thoman (3.4 MB)


SCI-08 The Spectrum Between Political Left and Right: What Really Underlies Those Divergent Predispositions Among Us? (Fall 2016)
taught by Dale Guthrie

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Week 1 (5.1 MB)
Week 2 (3.7 MB)
Week 3 Genetics (4.5 MB)
Week 4 (22.2 MB)


SCI-09 Fish and Fisheries of Alaska (Fall 2016)
taught by Janice Ott

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Weeks 1 and 2 (9 MB)


SCI-11 Weather Satellites and Alaska Weather  (Fall 2016)
taught by Eric Stevens

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Chaos Machine excel (xls) file
Week 4


SOC-02 Putting the Musk Ox on the Map (Fall 2016)
taught by Helen Howard

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Bibliography and Notes (582 KB)
Qiviut: A Northern Fiber Industry (2.4 MB)


SOC-08 Ted Talks  (Fall 2016)
taught by Mary Ann Borchert

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4


Materials from previous semesters are below.


Gardening in Alaska (Spring 2016)
HL-13, spring 2016, taught by Darcy Etcheverry

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Gardening Basics (pdf, 2.4 MB)
Microgreens (pdf, 1.6 MB)
Garden Insect/Pests (pdf, 5.2 MB)
Composting in AK (pdf, 1.7 MB)
Soil, Containers, & Crops (pdf, 3.1 MB)


Geocaching for Beginners (Spring 2016)
EX-08, spring 2016, taught by Hal and Carol Meyer

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Geocaching.com Registration for OLLI5 (pdf, 51 KB)
How to find a Geocache (pdf, 55 KB)


Strength Training for Needy Knees (Spring 2016)
EX-07, spring 2016, taught by Susan Sugai

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Class 1 Lower Control Zone (pdf, 890 KB)
Class 1 Functional Assessment (pdf, 1.1 MB)
Class 2 Female Athlete Knee (pdf, 4.5 MB)
Class 2 Strengthening Your Hip Muscles (pdf, 150 KB)
Week 2 Muscles (pdf, 184 KB)
Week 2 Workout Level 1 (pdf, 241 KB)
Week 2 Workout Level 2 (pdf, 221 KB)
Week 4 Core Strengh (pdf, 10 KB)
Week 4 Core Workout (pdf, 359 KB)


The Strange and Wonderful History of the Periodic Table (Spring 2016)
SCI-09, spring 2016, Coordinator Rich Seifert 

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Class notes (pdf, 252 KB)


Peonies in Your Alaskan Garden (Spring 2016)
HL-09, spring 2016, taught by Marji Illingworth 

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Peony Gardeners Presentation (pdf, 4.5 MB)


Guitar From Scratch (Spring 2016)
MUS-03, spring 2016, taught by Jeep Reid
 

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Introduction (pdf, 48 KB)
Guitar strings (pdf, 27 KB)
Chords in key of D Major (pdf, 67 KB)
Websites for songs and more (pdf, 117 KB)


Activity and Nutrition for Weight Reduction (Spring 2016)
HL-10, spring 2016, taught by Janne Maier

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Class Material 4/5/16 (pdf, 1 MB)
Week 1 (pdf, 1.1 MB)
Week 2 (pdf, 1.1 MB)
Week 3 (pdf, 1.2 MB)


Sprouting Year-Round (Spring 2016)
HL-07, spring 2016, taught by Janne Maier

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Day 1 (pdf, 1.2 MB)
Day 2 (pdf, 476 KB)
Day 3 (pdf, 1 MB)
Day 4 (pdf, 1.1 MB)
Day 5 (pdf, 1.6 MB)


Beginning Yoga & Intermediate Yoga (Spring 2016)
EX-05 & EX-10, spring 2016, taught by Marsha Munsell

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Yoga Namaskar (pdf, 1 MB)
Yoga Poses (pdf, 314 KB)


Scoundrels in Northern History, continued (Spring 2016)
HIS-03, spring 2016, taught by Dave Norton

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Natural History of the Birds of Interior Alaska (Spring 2015)

taught by Ed Murphy

Bird calls are all in MP3 format, for play on either Mac or PC-type computers. Lecture slides are pdf files.


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