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K-Beach fourth grade engineering and design

Published on February 20, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

Fourth grade students were guided through the engineering design process by a parent who is an engineer! Hands-on learning included brainstorming, designing, constructing, testing, and redesigning. The three day tower project included seismic, wind, and strength tests. Winners were determined based on their performance. We had a lot of fun and learning! “We are thankful […]

Exploring Careers at ANSEP Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Summer Academy

Published on September 2, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) Partnering with the University of Alaska ANSEP program for the first time this year, we recruited qualified students from 27 of our schools to attend the ANSEP Middle School Academy. Of the 1,014 identified native students in the district, 245 attend middle school (6-8 grade), with 143 of […]