Wild Alaska

Explore Alaska's incedibly diverse ecosystems, unique geology, local cultures, and the recent effects of global climate change with these K-12 videos and resource materials. Alaska is the largest state in the United States, and its ecology is rife for scientific exploration. Learn how local animals and plants have adapted to survive the coldest Alaskan winters, and consider the roles obsevation and inquiry play in revealing how these distinctly Alaskan phenomena happen, and why.

Look out for PBS' Wild Alaska Live, a three-part family-friendly program airing July 23, 26, and 30. We have created activity guides to help you grasp the complexity of Alaska's ecosystems as you watch remarkable animal feats unravel on the show — some of which have never been captured on live television!