Science illustrator Kathy Hocker talks to 10 children in the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum’s classroom Saturday during a Youth Art Activity. Tools stood in for artifacts, and blue tape on the floor provides an easy-to-follow guide that allowed the kids to update their own dig site grids on paper. (Capital City Weekly | Ben Hohenstatt)

Science illustrator Kathy Hocker talks to 10 children in the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum’s classroom Saturday during a Youth Art Activity. Tools stood in for artifacts, and blue tape on the floor provides an easy-to-follow guide that allowed the kids to update their own dig site grids on paper. (Capital City Weekly | Ben Hohenstatt)

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