Visiting Glacier Bay
Glacier Bay National Park is a special place for all people to visit and explore. In this lesson, students will join a ranger on a virtual boat trip through Glacier Bay, while learning about the animals, glaciers, and people who make this park their home.
By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:
Describe the best kind of transportation in Glacier Bay
Identify at least 3 animals that live in Glacier Bay
Describe the appearance and make-up of glaciers
Prior to the program, Glacier Bay National Park will send you:
Pocket guide to Glacier Bay Animals and Plants
Model of an orca tooth
Maps of Glacier Bay
Jr. Ranger badges
How to Participate
2015 Scheduling and Registration:
Rangers are available to present programs in January and February, 2015.
Spaces are limited, and programs are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.
We will start taking reservations on October 1, 2014 for programs in 2015.
Please contact us with further questions.
Glacier Bay Education Coordinator
- Earth Science, Ecology, Glaciers, Landscapes, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Wildlife Biology
- National/State Standards:
- NS. K-4.3 Life Sciences: Characteristics and Life Cycles of Organisms, Organisms and their Environments.
NS. K-4.4 Earth Science and Space Science: Changes in Earth and Sky
NS. K-4.6 Personal and Social Perspectives: Changes in Environments
- Distance Learning