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
Scheduling and Registration:
Programs are available in January and February. Registration starts October 1.
There are two ways to register:
- Fill out the Distance Learning Registration form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org OR
- Register through the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration.
You may also contact us by phone at (907) 697-2650 or 907-697-2691.
- 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
- glaciers, wildlife
- Distance Learning