This article describes an innovative summer camp program that serves middle school Iñupiat and Athabascan students from the interior and the arctic regions of Alaska. The camp enables students to learn from Native Elders while completing hands-on science projects; stimulates interest in and increasing students’ confidence and knowledge in mathematics, science, and engineering among Alaska Native students; and provides a curriculum that integrates Alaska Native knowledge systems and values with western mathematics and science.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2004Stock # sc04_041_07_25Volume 041Issue 07

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