Pre- and Post-Visit: Winter (Grades 1-2)
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.
Winter Ecology Teacher's Guide (pdf) - this is a large file and may take time to downloadWhat Causes Winter? (pp. 14-15)
Suggested classroom activities from Teacher's GuideDressing for Winter (pp. 16-20)
Did You Know?
Did you know that 2003 was one of the hottest recorded years in Glacier National Park's history? That year, approximately 144,000 acres burned from multiple wildfires.