Pre- and Post-Visit: Winter (Grades 3-5)
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
Winter Ecology Teacher's Guide (pdf) - this is a large file and may take time to download
Stations worksheet (pdf) - the activities on this worksheet may vary slightly on your field trip day depending on snow conditions.
Did You Know?
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.