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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)

  • What Causes Winter? (pp. 14-15)
  • Dressing for Winter (pp. 16-20)
  • What is Wild? (pp. 21-22)
  • Hibernate, Migrate, or Resist? (pp. 34-36)
  • Winter Vocabulary (pp. 73-75)

Supplementary Materials and Information:

Did You Know?

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Did you know that over 35 Hollywood films were set in Glacier National Park? In honor of film being an American tradition, the Glacier Centennial Program hosted a film festival throughout 2010.