Pre- and Post-Visit: Fire Ecology
Students that have spent time preparing for their visit to Glacier National Park get more out of a field trip to the park. Activities post-visit also help to reinforce information learned during the trip.
The following are some of our suggested pre-visit activities, as well as supplementary materials that may aid in preparing for your trip. A good place to start is with this introduction to the National Park Service.
Suggested Classroom Activities from Teacher's Guide
Fall and Spring Teacher's Guide (pdf) - this is a large file and may take time to download
Other Suggested Classroom Activities
Did You Know?
Did you know that once Beargrass blooms and then dies, a new stalk will bloom 5-10 years after that?