Cutting-Edge Science Tools Available to Alaska Native Students


The Alaska K-12 Science Curricular Initiative (AKSCI) gives the state’s teachers a free resource to bring cutting-edge research to their classrooms.

The website features more than 300 science lessons created with the state’s grade-level expectations (GLEs) and the infusion of Alaska Native cultural knowledge and traditional wisdom in mind.

AKSCI was created by Alaska scientists like Cathy Hanks, a structural geologist who has worked with the Rural Alaska Honors Institute since 2003 to develop an introduction to geoscience class for rural Alaska Native students.

You need to be logged in in order to post comments
Please use the log in option at the bottom of this page