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Pre- and Post-Visit: Winter (Grades 3-5)

snow pit station

Students explore a snow pit

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. This packet of pre- and post-visit activities contains everything you need to get ready for your field trip.

Additional Resources

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.

snow tube station

Calculating snow water equivalent

Supplementary Materials and Information

Snow Survey References

Did You Know?

Going-to-the-Sun Road

Did you know that in 1985, the Going-to-the-Sun Road was dedicated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark?