Teaching History and Culture
Resources to Bring History Alive in Your Classroom
"Going-to-the-Sun Road: A Model of Landscape Engineering" Lesson Plan This secondary level lesson is based on Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road, one of the thousands of properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Going-to-the-Sun Road has been designated a National Landmark.
Museum and Archive Collection If your students are researching historic events or artifacts in Glacier you'll want take a virtual tour of our museum collection!
Headquarters District Historic Walking Tour Students at Whitefish Independent High School created this audio tour in 2010-2011. The audio portion of the tour can be accessed from anywhere with cell phone coverage by dialing the phone number for the tour. There is also a podcast page of the tour that can be viewed on the Internet
The Land of Many Stories: The People & Histories of Glacier National Park Trunk focuses on the human history of the area now known as Glacier National Park. The trunk contains authentic uniforms and souvenirs, photos, books, DVDs, and everything needed to teach a 2 week, curriculum-based unit.
Did You Know?
Glacier National park was named for the glaciers that carved, sculpted, and formed this landscape millions of years ago. Despite the recession of current glaciers, the park's name will not change when the glaciers are gone.