• Mt Reynolds

    Glacier

    National Park Montana

Pre- and Post-Visit: Sensory Exploration

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

  • What is Wild? (pp. 35-37)
  • Surviving in the Wild (pp. 37-42)

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

 

Did You Know?

Grizzly bears

Grizzly bears in the park have a wide variety of food sources, including glacier lily bulbs, insects, and berries. They may also make an early season meal of mountain goats that were swept down in avalanches over the winter.