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Education
 

The Alaska Public Lands Information Centers in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Ketchikan, and Tok are proud to present a variety of educational programs, kits, and materials to assist teachers and youth leaders in meeting educational standards and curriculum needs. These interagency centers represent a local and statewide resource in teaching concepts in science, geography, mathematics, language arts, art, life skills, employability, and more.



The Old Federal Building, where the Anchorage information center is located.
The Anchorage Center is located in a federal building at the corner of 4th and F Street.

ANCHORAGE

The Anchorage Center, managed by the National Park Service, presently acts as a venue for the NPS Urban Education Program. The facility is located at 605 West 4th Avenue (at the corner of 4th and F Street) in the Old Federal Building in downtown Anchorage.

Learn more about Anchorage summer education and summer camps.

Visit the Anchorage Teacher's Page to learn about planning a field trip to the center and borrowing education kits.

Discover what you can do in the Center, and take a look at the movie list



The Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, where the Fairbanks Alaska center is located.

FAIRBANKS

The Fairbanks Center, also managed by the National Park Service, offers programs, kits, special events, and other educational resources. The center is located at 101 Dunkel St. in the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, next to the Wendell Street Bridge in downtown Fairbanks. For more information go to https://www.alaskacenters.gov/fairbanks-for-teachers.cfm



The Southeast Discovery Center

KETCHIKAN

The U.S. Forest Service manages the public lands information center in Ketchikan. Called the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, the facility offers a menu of educational experiences as well. For more information go to https://www.alaskacenters.gov/ketchikan-for-teachers.cfm



The Tok Public Lands Information Center

TOK

The Tok Center partners with the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge in providing educational resources to the community. For more information go to:
https://www.alaskacenters.gov/tok-for-teachers.cfm





 
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