• Mt Reynolds

    Glacier

    National Park Montana

Pre- and Post-Visit: Exploring Habitats

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.

Suggested Classroom Activities from Teacher's Guide

  • Locating Glacier National Park (pp. 30-34)
  • What is Wild? (pp. 35-37)
  • Who Eats Who? (pp. 43-47)
  • What's that Habitat? (pp. 49)
  • Beaver Succession Mural (50-51)

Spring and Fall Teacher's Guide (pdf) - this is a large file and may take time to download

 

Did You Know?

Trees and mountains

In 1974, 93% of Glacier National Park was recommended as Wilderness. To this day, over 93% of Glacier’s backcountry is managed as Wilderness.