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Bear Trunk Contents

bear trunk

Bear trunk

NPS Photo

All of Glacier's traveling trunks are free of charge and can be borrowed for 2-4 weeks at a time but must be picked-up and dropped-off in person (Sorry, it is not possible to mail the trunks.) To arrange to borrow a trunk please submit a reservation form with the dates you would like to have the trunk. If you have further questions, contact Glacier's Education Specialist.


Teacher Guides
The Bear Connection:
A Curriculum Guide for grades 4-8
Bear Trunk Lesson Plans for grades K-6
The Everywhere Bear: Stories and Activities

Books (Fiction)
The Manmade Bear
The Last Bit Bear
Every Autumn Comes the Bear
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Somebody and the Three Blairs
I Don't See Any Bears Do Your?

Books (Nonfiction)
Bear Essentials
Field Guide to the Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Cub
Bears and Their Dens
Black Bear
Bear (Zoobooks)

Reader's Digest "Glacier" VHS
The Great Bears of North America VHS
Bear PowerPoint with script

Bear Objects
Black bear pelt
Grizzly bear track cast
Grizzly and black bear skulls (replicas)
Grizzly and black bear claws (replicas)

Jewels of Glacier poster and key
Bears of the Rockies poster
Three bear family sort, pattern, play activity set

Did You Know?

Lake McDonald

Lake McDonald is the largest lake in the park with a length of 10 miles and a depth of 472 feet. The glacier that carved the Lake McDonald valley is estimated to have been around 2,200 feet thick.