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    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

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  • From Monday Through Thursday, Warmer and Drier Weather Is Expected

    Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »

  • Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies

    One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please follow this link. More »

EE 2007 Teachers Index

Welcome to Environmental Education
at Grand Canyon National Park.

Make Grand Canyon part of your school day! Scroll down this page to learn about the variety of educational programming available for teachers and school groups.


Field Trip Programs (click title for details)
Do you want to bring your class to Grand Canyon? Click the title above to learn about the variety of programs we offer in the park, and to learn how to register for a program.
Link to Registration Form
North Rim Field Trip programs

Ranger-Visit-to-Classroom Programs (click title for details)
For schools throughout Arizona and surrounding region, Grand Canyon Park Rangers can provide live, in-class programs. Click the title above for program information and scheduling.
Link to Registration Form

Distance Learning Programs (click title for details)
Is your school hundreds, or thousands, of miles away from Grand Canyon? We can bring the canyon to your classroom through live, interactive, distance learning programs via the Internet. Click the title above to learn more.
Link to Registration Form
Link to Lesson Plans and Materials

Teacher Workshops (click title for details)
Learn how to use Grand Canyon as a teaching tool in your classroom. Each fall we provide teacher workshops that will help you connect your students to this special place. Click the title above to learn more.
Link to Registration Form

Lesson Plans, Travelin' Trunks, and other educational resources
Free lesson plans, which may downloaded for classroom use, are available on the topics of geology, ecology, and human history. Travelin' Trunks are available at a minimal cost. For these and educational resources, click the title above.

Join our mailing list
If you would like to automatically receive the above program information, and program registration forms, by mail in early August each year, we'd be happy to add your name and school to our mailing.
Mailing list for Field Trip programs, Ranger-Visit-to-Classroom programs, and Teacher Workshops, join here.
Mailing list for Distance Learning programs, join here.


If this website does not answer all of your questions, please contact us by phone at 928-638-7931, or by email.



Did You Know?

Exotic tamarisk impacting the Colorado River corridor

The impacts caused by tamarisk within the Grand Canyon are well documented. These prolific non-native shrubs displace native vegetation and animals, alter soil salinity, and increase fire frequency. What is park management doing about this exotic plant? More...