Students at Discovery School at Big Creek
Glacier Institute photo
The Glacier Institute is a private nonprofit and provides an objective and science-based understanding of the area’s ecology and it’s interaction with people.
Discovery School is a 1-3 day outdoor education program designed for grades K-12 at Big Creek Education Center. Curriculum-based studies in aquatic ecology, fire ecology, forestry and other outdoor subjects in the Flathead National Forest and Glacier National Park meet MT state standards for math and science. Take the classroom outside!
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- several hours to 1-3 days
- University of Montana (UM), Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC), Office of Public Instruction for Montana teacher recertification renewal units
- Aquatic Studies, Biology: Animals, Botany, Earth Science, Ecology, Environment, Fire Ecology, Geology, Glaciers, Hydrology, Marine Biology, Science and Technology, Wildlife Biology
- National/State Standards:
- Montana State Standards for math and science
- Field School
- Institutes and Field Schools