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If you mention nuclear weapons testing, Alaska probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind. However, the 49th state has a long history of nuclear weapons research that continues into the present.
Dan O’Neill’s popular book The Firecracker Boys shed light on plans in the late s for so-called “peaceful nuclear explosions” to create artificial harbors in western Alaska. The book recounts not just the quake and the science around it and the devastation it wrought but also life in Alaska in the middle of the 20th century, when statehood was new and technology was.
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Books from Alaska and beyond. 20 women who were ‘Born to Fly’ — and opened the skies for all. Book review: Steve Sheinkin’s book is both a history of the Women’s Transcontinental Air. And he’s astute in explaining the science: the crust of the Pacific Plate pushing under the North American Plate.
But this is a very strange book. The big land of Alaska and the outsize. Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness—and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
When Papa Pilgrim, his wife, and their fifteen children Science in Alaska book in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy, their new neighbors saw them as a shining example of the homespun /5(). C1 Concepts of Life Science. SC Students develop an understanding of the concepts, models, theories, facts, evidence, systems, and processes of life science.
SC1 Students develop an understanding of how science explains changes in life forms over time, including genetics, heredity, the process of natural selection, and biological evolution. rows The Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences includes a single core program of.
While I was postdocing at University of Alaska Anchorage, our small group of early career researchers decided to start a book club and to focus on books written by a diverse group of authors.
We picked Braiding Sweetgrass during a particularly stressful time in my program, so I. An Amazon Best Book of the Year for When the "Pilgrim" family rolled into the old mining outpost of McCarthy, Alaska, they were a sight to behold: Robert "Papa Pilgrim" Hale, his wife Country Rose, and their 15 children--an old-fashioned, piously Christian family from another time, packed into two ramshackle g for the space and freedom to live out their lives as they /5().
Spanning alm years, this book is the definition of epic historical fiction. Beginning with the migration of mastodon and saber-toothed tigers from Siberia to Alaska across the Bering Land Bridge and continuing forward to the signing of the Alaska Statehood Act that made Alaska the 49th state inthe history of the nations largest state is laid out in surprisingly readable fashion/5.
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An interactive museum exploring local natural history including dinosaurs, geology and the /5(94). Books by Alaska Native authors - for Alaska Book Week: Home This bibliography of books by Alaska Native authors accompanies a display at the Alaska State Library, in the Andrew P.
Kashevaroff Building, to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day and Alaska Book : Freya Anderson. Get this from a library. Science in Alaska, proceedings, twenty-seventh Alaska Science Conference, Fairbanks, Alaska, August 4 to August 7, [American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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In Alaska Science Nuggets, Neil Davis answers these and many other intriguing questions in the entertaining and informative style that makes him one of Alaska’s favorite science writers.
This compendium of nearly articles, including articles by other contributors to a science column carried by various Alaska newspapers, discusses phenomena as diverse as the northern lights, permafrost.
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Prepared for Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, on behalf of the Matanuska-Susitna Salmon Habitat Partnership. Alaska Center for Conservation Science, University. To access the library science collection for books like these and more: Search the Alaska Library Catalog.
If the books you need are in Anchorage, call to place your request. If the books you need are in Juneau, call to place your request. Attribution: Alaska Science Center, Region Alaska, United States of America Year Published: Use of genetic mark-recapture to estimate breeding site fidelity and philopatry in a threatened sea duck population, Alaska-breeding Steller’s eiders.
Other teachers integrate the themes into their curriculum at the end of the school year, too: For their final English project, for example, the eighth graders must choose a book set in Alaska Author: Susan Shain.
However, the ideas must perk your interest. This book is full of Alaska science ideas and projects. Perhaps a few will excite you. Libraries, magazines, and internet have many answers, but are usually lacking in traditional Alaska information.
There is a big difference between a library report and a science project. Science projects involve doing. Get this from a library. Alaska science nuggets. [T Neil Davis;] -- Compilation of of the approximately articles written for the Alaska Science Forum, a weekly series of short columns discussing facts about the north.
Topics include auroras, astronomy. Established inthe UAA/APU Books of the Year program offers university and community members a chance to use shared texts to engage in conversations around critical themes. The question of how to build community resilience is a hot topic now in communities around the world, including Anchorage.This book tells the stories of how Klein did his science and the inspiration behind the research, while exposing the thinking that underlies particular scientific theories.
In addition, this book shows the evolution of Alaska’s wildlife management regimes from territorial days to statehood to the era of big oil.The Science Division at The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA, and Alaska Natural Heritage Program, Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska Anchorage.
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