600 E. Railroad Ave. #6

Wasilla, AK 99654

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Mon - Thur 8.00 - 4.00

Fri. 8.00 - 3:30

Phone Number

907.352.7450

Eat Well, Live Well- Nutrition Class

6 high school nutrition series will include: interactive nutrition lessons with handouts and worksheets, recipes, and a cooking/ food demonstration which includes tasting. 

Nutrition lessons to include:
Creating healthy, balanced meals
6 Essential Nutrients- why you need them and how to get them
Sugars & Fates- see what’s lurking in your foods!
Smart Choices On The Go- fast food can provide some good choices
Nutrition Jeopardy- test your knowledge and review content learned

  • Dates: January 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28 and March 7
  • Time: 1:30 – 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mat-Su Central School, Palmer Campus (742 South Alaska St. Palmer, AK)
  • For Grades 7 – 12
  • Cost: $270 For all 6 sessions. Each session is 90 minutes long. These lessons can fall under the category of health and science. Materials given can be used to create your own tests/ quizzes for grading purposes for this course. Course is all inclusive and non-refundable. The cost of this class can be reimbursed from the students allotment.

How to sign-up for this class: Contact instructor Winona Benson directly at: 907-982-9933

Your Instructor: Winona Benson is a certified Health Coach, Nutrition Educator, and Plant Based Culinary Instructor. She has been teaching health and nutrition classes in the Mat- Su Valley for 10 years. Please visit the website for more information on credentials and services that Winona Benson provides. http://www.nourishedak.com

Please see your advisory teacher for how this class can supplement your ILP for potential credit. 

Shake it up! Earthquake Proof Structure Lab

Learn how engineers design earthquake proof structures during this hands-on lab. You will design, build and test your own structure. Can your building withstand the 7.0 magnitude shake that rocked Alaska on November 30th, 2018?

  • Date: Tuesday, April 16th
  • Time: 3:00-5:00pm
  • Location: Colony Middle School- 9250 E. Silver Springs Circle, Room 230
  • For Grades: 6 – 12
  • Cost: $20 (Includes all materials)
  • Instructor: Ms. Colleen Walker
  • How to Enroll: Click here to sign-up for this class

Check with your advisory teacher for how this class can supplement your ILP for potential credit.

 

 

 

What’s Inside? Owl Pellet Dissection Lab

Have you ever wondered what makes up the diet of a barn owl? Come dissect and owl pellet and find out.  We will use bone charts to identify the owl’s prey and will re-articulate the skeletons for you to take home.

  • Date: Tuesday, April 23rd
  • Time: 3:00-5:00pm
  • Location: Colony Middle School- 9250 E. Silver Springs Circle, Room 230
  • For Grades: 6- 12
  • Cost: $20 (includes all materials)
  • Instructor: Ms. Colleen Walker
  • How to Enroll: Click here to enroll in this class

Check with your advisory teacher for how this class can supplement your ILP for potential credit. 

 

You Rock! Fossils Lab

Calling all paleontologists! Come learn about the different types of fossils through this hands-on lab. We will be making models of casts, molds and trace and petrified fossils. The focus will be on paleontological research in Alaska and the significant finds.

  • Date: Tuesday, April 30th AND Wednesday, May 1st
  • Time: 3:00-5:00pm
  • Location: Colony Middle School- 9250 E. Silver Springs Circle, Room 230
  • For Grades: 6 -12
  • Cost: $20 (Includes all materials)
  • Instructor: Ms. Colleen Walker
  • How to Enroll: Click here to enroll in this class

Check with your advisory teacher for how this class can supplement your ILP for potential credit. 

 

What’s Inside? Frog Dissection Lab

Come and learn about the form and function of each internal organ through the dissection of a frog. You will make both external and internal observations and explore the interdependence of the body systems.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 7th AND Wednesday May 8th
  • Time: 3:00-5:00pm
  • Location: Colony Middle School- 9250 E. Silver Springs Circle, Room 230
  • For Grades: 6 – 12
  • Cost: $20 (Includes all materials) 
  • Instructor: Ms. Colleen Walker
  • How to Enroll: Click here to enroll in this class.

Check with your advisory teacher for how this class can supplement your ILP for potential credit.